The Other Fellow May Be Right: The Civility of Howard Baker

Bill's new book is 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. 

But as Bill's book demonstrates, 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 »

Bill's Blog

More Posts »
#LAWYER

I don't tweet.  I also don't quack, bark, meow, oink or moo.

Read More »
THE LONG ROAD BACK TO AN EMPTY HOUSE

Last Saturday I made the longest journey of my life – an 11 hour drive from Charlottesville, Virginia to my home in Memphis.

Read More »
THE WRITE STUFF ... FROM PORCH SWINGS ... TO BOOKS

I'm neither a scholar nor a journalist.  And I'm definitely not a professional writer.  I am a father, husband and lawyer who likes to tell stories ... stories that make us smile or laugh or sometimes cry.  Above all, stories that inspire us to live our lives fully and gracefully.

Read More »

Bill's Books

More Books »
Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book
Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book

Just in time for Christmas! Bill’s latest book is the perfect stocking stuffer for Dad! While batteries are not included, absolutely no assembly is required. And it will last longer than a fruitcake!

Bill will be signing books at Burke's Bookstore on Dec. 8th, so be sure to come out and meet the man behind the humor!

Read More »
Daddies: An Endangered Species
Daddies: An Endangered Species

Guild Bindery Press, 1996) –Bill’s tribute to a vanishing breed, old-fashioned dads, made the Oxford American’s Southern Bestsellers list. Although written in the last century, it still makes a great Father’s Day gift.

Read More »