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KEEP THEM CARDS AND LETTERS COMING IN!

I have no idea who started the tradition of sending out cards and letters during the Christmas season.  I suspect it was part of an elaborate conspiracy by the Hallmark Greeting Card Company.  While I don’t want to come across as the Grinch Who Stole Christmas Cards, this is one holiday tradition that I really believe should come to an end.

REMEMBERING ED MURPHEY

They were two of the greatest distance runners in Memphis history.  And on May 6, 2004, they met at the Rhodes College track to run one last mile.

BUONGIORNO! ... OR THE FINAL INSTALLMENT OF HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION (I MEAN BUSINESS TRIP)

ROME - On the final day of our summer vacation ... Well, there I go again.  let me start over ... On the final day of our summer business trip (Note to IRS: Really), Judge Claudia and I hired a driver to escort us to all the wonderful attractions of Rome. 

BUONGIORNO! ... OR HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION (PART 2)

THE CHIANTI REGION OF TUSCANY NEAR MONTESPERTOLI, ITALY - I am spending my vacation with 11 doctors, two nurses, three lawyers, and a retired judge.  So long as the lawyers don't sue the doctors (highly unlikely considering the fact that none of us are Italian Consigliere), it will be a great trip.

BOUNGIORNO! ... OR HOW I SPENT MY SUMMER VACATION

FLORENCE, ITALY - During my lifetime, I have visited Paris, Rome, Athens, Dresden, Milan, Florence, and Oxford without leaving the southern United States.  In fact, on a clear day, I've been able to see all of these cities from Lookout Mountain at Rock City.