Welcome to my blog. Here are some true tales about growing up Southern, some stories about how everyday things are sometimes more meaningful than they seem, and some musings about stuff connected some way or other to my books.
It Happened Like This & Other Stuff
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
This blog is not about Steve Martin and John Candy. But it is about behavior almost as stupid as that of their characters in their famous holiday movie. It’s also about a question.
The question began [...]
Does the tremendous amount of hatred over the course of human history and across the world today ever become personally overwhelming even when it’s not aimed at you? And then you wonder anew—because you’ve thought [...]