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.
Today is National Seersucker Day! It’s time to celebrate that wonderful cotton, puckered, always-rumpled fabric, and more particularly, the seersucker suit, the greatest fashion invention of all time!