This weekend tens of thousands of barbeque lovers from around the world will gather at Tom Lee Park on the banks of the majestic Mississippi in downtown Memphis for the Memphis in May World Championship Barbeque Contest.Read More »
Bill Haltom’s definitive guide to the quintessential Southern fabric covers all things seersucker. From the origins and history of the seersucker suit to the many different ways, places, and reasons people wear it, Milk & Sugar has it all. Haltom dives into traditional ways to wear the puckered fabric as well as the unconventional styles of today. Along the way, he also chronicles the celebrities, politicians, and average people who champion seersucker fashions. There’s something for everyone — longtime fans as well as newbies will enjoy Haltom’s anecdotes and history lessons, and that doesn’t exclude the ladies (an entire chapter is devoted to ladies who’ve made seersucker their own).
Pre-orders will be shipped one week prior to official release (March 26)Pre-Order Today! »
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Wednesday was Administrative Professionals Day, that annual day when America’s bosses honor those who make us look good – our secretaries and assistants. They keep us on schedule, remind us of deadlines, and cover for us when we sneak out of the office to play golf. In short, they do all the work, and we bosses get all the credit!Read More »
I’m going to have a sleepless night. That’s because tomorrow I’m having a book-signing for my sixth non-bestseller, Milk and Sugar: The Complete Book of Seersucker.
The signing will take place at Burke’s Bookstore, a legendary Memphis literary institution that has been in business since 1875.Read More »
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A tribute to the late Senator Howard Baker, a great leader whose civility brought adversaries together to find solutions to our nation's problems. In the current political environment, civility is going the way of the dinosaur, as many of our leaders argue for the sake of argument and accuse for the sake of advantage. Consequently, public governance has become dysfunctional. Senator Baker's civil life remains a model of what our leaders could accomplish by always reminding themselves that the other fellow may be right!Read More »