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.
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!"
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.
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.
On Sunday night, Tom Brady proved that middle-aged quarterbacks can still lead a team to victory in the Super Bowl. But Tom Brady is not the only old quarterback who can star in bowl games these days.
Next Tuesday, February 9, former President Donald Trump is scheduled to go on trial for impeachment in the United States Senate. His prospects for an acquittal look excellent.
Some of the greatest political speeches I have ever heard have been concession speeches.