Tag Archives: social concerns

Mystery – Slavery

I remember 1962 when our nation commemorated the great War Between the States. The conflict was over states rights but centered on slavery. As a 10-year-old the thought seemed somehow romantic to me. I knew nothing of war or slavery. … Continue reading

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What’s that you say?

I love accents and dialects of the English Language. The different forms, expressions, and pronunciations are music to my ears. My wife and I collect our favorites and share them joyfully with each other. But there is a big problem … Continue reading

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The Human Path

            Did you ever see those videos of baby sea turtles hatching? They break out of their eggs and all make a mad dash for the sea. I think that humans are a lot like that too. Although there are … Continue reading

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O.B.O. (or best offer)

In classified ads and sale papers I often see the letters OBO standing for or best offer, it occurs to me that, that phrase is emblematic of what is wrong with most of our society. If one is trying to … Continue reading

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Memories of a Man

      These posts normally appear on my “Nashville Local” page but I thought I would make an exception for this. Memories From the Old Guy Memories of a Man             I would like to take this time to tell you … Continue reading

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Trains, (a retrospective)

      This is from an email by a dear friend of mine. I found it to be both lyrical and insightful and hope you enjoy it as well. Dear All I have recently been doing some revisiting the past, especially … Continue reading

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Uncooperative

             As a service to the public our local police sergeant sends out an email report every few days about goings on in our area. I have noticed something disturbing happening rather frequently. A crime is committed and when questioned, … Continue reading

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