Side B

Kiddos, if you’re under 50 years old you might never have seen a “B side” but back in the day we had 45s, or “singles”, which contained hit songs that […]


I like chickens. I like eggs. I like chicken sammiches. I like chicken tenders. Alas, not everyone likes chicken(s). In Houston County, we have Big Brother watching over us, lording […]

A Star’s Opinion

I think I’m in the majority on this issue, but for fun, I’ll write about it and see what happens. I simply don’t care what someone else (actor, musician, famous […]

Abigail Adams – Alden Burke

So I told Alden, my youngest daughter, that I was going on a short trip out of town. She quickly offered to write a column for me. Here it is, […]

NFL, Too Big To Fail?

“I was thinking about football when I wrote it. I wanted a participation song, something that the fans could latch on to. Of course, I’ve given it more theatrical subtlety […]

Beatles Covers

I think The Beatles are the best rock band ever. That’s no secret. Paul, John and Ge orge were each incredible songwriters with the ability to take something simple and […]

Zero Tolerance Idiots

Today’s quote offered by a faithful reader: If you don’t want your car keyed, don’t date a stripper. T.B. (2017) How idiotic are “zero tolerance” policies you ask? I have […]

Police Lies – Sewer Plant Smells

Last week I wrote about a case where police officers sat around and conjured up a way to avoid the Fourth Amendment. Today I write about when prosecutors and the […]

Cop Deception Upheld – Sad Day

From last week: According to my good friend and former classmate Charles Bond, an incineration at a funeral home costs, at a minimum, $4500. A traditional funeral costs upwards of […]

It’s Hot In There

If being light hearted about the dying process is not your thing, you may not want to read this column. I have, at times, been accused of being insensitive. I’m […]

You’re So Vain – Solar Eclipse

My last solar eclipse was on March 7, 1970, when I lived in Knoxville, Tennessee (not to be confused with Knoxville, GA, the birthplace of John Pemberton, the inventor of […]

Pina Colada Song – Escape

“At a bar called O’Malley’s, where we´ll plan our escape.” You probably recognize this lyric from the Rupert Holmes song, “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)”, an ode to discovery, or infidelity, […]

Georgia Gun Law Quiz

How well do you know Georgia’s gun carry license law? Let’s find out. Do you need a Georgia Weapons Carry License to carry a weapon at work? Interestingly, the answer […]

Crazy Time, But I’m Still Here

It’s been a crazy six months. In January, I was skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho, thinking I was at the luckiest guy on Planet Earth. The following week, I was […]

Immigrant Crime Stats Revealed

Liars lie. As British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” So when someone fluently and quickly and unabashedly spouts out […]

CNN Outs Internet Dude

By now you’ve heard of CNN’s tracking down and threatening to reveal the identity of “Han”, the person who first created the Trump wrasling CNN GIF. (A GIF is an […]