During my brief time in China, I’ve learned that I have at least one important thing in common with the Chinese people. I’m a sports fan, and this is one sports-crazy nation.
SHANGHAI: Ni Hao from China where it is already tomorrow! China is a day ahead of Tennessee. Actually it’s about a century ahead.
On Tuesday during my lunch hour, I made a beeline to Burke’s Book Store in midtown Memphis.
Burke’s is one of my favorite places in Memphis.
It is literally a literary landmark.
It is summertime, and the living is not exactly easy.
Why? Simple. It’s that stressful time of the year again when American families take part in that time-honored tradition, The Summer Vacation in Florida.
This Sunday is Father’s Day, that annual day when we honor dear old Dad by giving him a tie or a bottle of aftershave. (There’s something about an Aqua Velva Daddy!)
But I’m worried about the future of Father’s Day for the simple reason that I’m worried about the future of fathers.