KIM'S BEST PRANKS
It was one year ago this week that I lost my dear friend and law partner, Kim Johnson. Kim was an outstanding lawyer and a mentor to me and so many Memphis lawyers. He was also a loving and caring grandfather, father, husband, and man of faith.
But this week, I find myself fondly remembering something else about Kim. He was an incredible prankster. Read More »
DEATH OF A RETAIL ICON
It began on a winter day in 1886, when a retail jeweler in Redwood Falls, Minnesota received a package of watches that had been shipped to him by a Chicago company. The jeweler refused the package. He did not order the watches, and he had no interest in them.
The package ended up in the hands of a 23 year old railway agent named Richard Warren Sears. Sears managed the offices of Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad in North Redwood, Minnesota, where he operated the telegraph and handled the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad’s business. There wasn’t much of it, and young Sears had a lot of time on his hands. Read More »
CIVILITY IS A MATTER OF DEBATE
We live in contentious and uncivil times. It seems like almost everyone these days is spring-loaded in the angry position. Read More »