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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Social Media Lies = Damages

In the age of social media, it is important to remember that while you may appear anonymous in your postings, chances are that you can be identified if someone works […]

Patent Pending – Sorry I Offended You

A few interesting tidbits for you this week: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that offensive names can be trademarked, overturning a law protecting us from being offended. It seems a […]

Pill Bottles and You

My lovely daughter Alden is quite a young lady. Last week, she volunteered at a local school at an event for special needs children. As a parting gift, she received […]

What Would You Do?

Here is how the case unfolded: Unknown car pulls into Al’s driveway late at night. Al goes out to see who it is. Someone is behind the wheel he didn’t […]

Hotel California

Where is the Hotel California? Well, for some, since the Eagle’s album had a picture of the Beverly Hills Hotel, that is a logical choice. But the Chicago jail is […]

Grumpy Old Men – Part 2

Last week I wrote about grumpy old men who are more concerned about them than the 35,000 kids under 18 years of age who reside in Houston County. If I […]

Grumpy Old Men

The Who’s “My Generation” is my #16 rock’n’roll song of all time. The Who made it clear that there was a new wave coming: young people. And that while the […]

Dive Bar

So New Year’s is upon us. We’ll either go to a late night church service, or to a friend’s house, or stay home, right? Nope, some will go to a […]