Welcome to my blog. Here are some true tales about growing up Southern and some stories about how everyday things are sometimes more meaningful than they seem.
It Happened Like This & Other Stuff
Ain’t Preaching, Just Saying
Let me start by “just asking.” When you look at the list below, who or what does it remind you of? And when or what time is it describing? Once you’ve answered those questions, I [...]
Ticking Constitutional Time Bomb on Presidential Elections?
Here we go again. The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in another critical case that could be decided by an originalist interpretation of the Constitution. The Court’s ruling, expected sometime in June, could [...]
The Constitution and Long-Dead White Men
Have you ever had the feeling of being “a day late and a dollar short?” It hit me twice recently, and it hasn’t completely gone away. It’s a little like what Opie Taylor said after [...]
Newest Justice Gives Table-Turning History Lesson
Recently, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson gave Justice Clarence Thomas and the three justices appointed immediately before her—Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett—a history lesson in “originalism.” But I wonder, will it matter in [...]
Four-Leaf Clovers and Life-Changing Rocks
Other than I sometimes spend a few moments looking for four-leaf clovers while I’m outside with my dog Gracie, this post has nothing to do with clover. It has a lot to do, though, with [...]
Apps, Veterinarians, and Chocolate Chip Cookies
Initially, I was going to call this blog, “What the Devil Are Apps and How Do You Exterminate Them?” But right in the middle of writing it, vets put in an appearance. No, that’s not [...]