I remember an older lady from my youth.
This week’s column is dedicated to my friends who have the minds of engineers — nuclear, electrical, civil, industrial and whatever other type…
He was Chattanooga’s hero of World War II.
This week, April 4-10, is National Library Week, a celebration first sponsored in 1958 in conjunction with the American Library Association (A…
From the time I got a job in broadcasting, until a year ago, I had a daily routine.
We are now one day beyond the biggest jokesters’ holiday of the year — April Fools’ Day, or All Fools’ Day to some.
Last week, while poring over Sunday morning newspapers, I spotted a headline in the Chattanooga Times that read, “Legislators seek to replace …
I recently mailed a book from Chattanooga to an address in Iowa.
We were out of town last week during the big rainstorm that blew through town.
All species have their annual rites of spring.
A few years ago, I wrote a column about folks who get on our nerves.
St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone and those of us with even a tad of Irish heritage are still recovering from bouncy Irish melodies, green b…
I woke up today with a much brighter outlook than I had a year ago.
This week has been unusually warm and Judi and I have enjoyed getting outside to begin yard work that is overdue.
One year ago this week, I was living a normal life and you probably were too.
I have a confession to make. I am a Facebook user and I also check out “stuff” on Instagram, which some folks tell me is becoming more of an o…
We simple folk, the common folks, are always caught in the middle of the political wrangling that constantly goes on in Washington D.C.
I have written frequently about the TV and radio heroes of my life, especially the late Luther Masingill and the amazing Marcia Kling, who sti…
We humans live in a beautiful place and we are obligated to do more than enjoy it.
Once again, we shine the spotlight on subpar spelling and grammar, lifted directly from the pages of Facebook and other social media sites.
I have been doing a good bit of reading lately, staying inside during these bone-breaking days.
Recently I was honored to deliver the eulogy for my uncle, Owen Norris of Ider, Alabama.
If you are a father or grandfather of a little girl (or even a big girl) who owns an American Girl doll, this column’s for you.
It has been three months since the presidential election and three weeks since the inauguration. The division continues.
This past two weeks have been a treasure trove of news bits, from the huge GameStop debacle to vaccine shortages to trials in the US Congress …
Being a news guy is a weird occupation these days.
Since we are in the middle of winter, not to mention a pandemic, it’s helpful to find ways to enhance our wellbeing.