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A TRIBUTE TO THE FINEST DAD I EVER MET

This is from my book, Daddies: An Endangered Species.  It was published back in 1996 and dedicated to my father.  Dad passed away in 2013.  As we approach Father’s Day, 2021, these words I wrote a quarter century ago remain a tribute to him and to all wonderful fathers. 

"HOW YA DOING?" WHY THAT QUESTION TURNED GREETING WILL SAVE CIVILITY

In these increasingly uncivil times, let's preserve civility by greeting one another, and even strangers, by asking, "How ya doing?" and quickly adding, "Bless your heart!"  

THE SECRET TO A LONG AND HAPPY MARRIAGE

Some 40 years ago this week I played a very small role in a wedding at the Holly Avenue Methodist Church in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.  I was the groom.  

A VERY SHORT SPEECH ON LAW DAY

This Saturday, May 1st, is Law Day, the annual day when we Americans should celebrate one of the things that makes America great … the Rule of Law.

I'M NOT A LAWYER'S CLIENT, BUT I PLAY ONE ON TV