Monday, November 12th, 2007 12:30:26

Stories and Tall Tales

A few days ago, while I was telling my children a story to convey a lesson, Maggie, my oldest child, asked me if the story was real, or a tall tale. She explained to me that she was learning about....

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Saturday, November 10th, 2007 12:21:35

How to Catch Redfish (and Live LIfe more Fully

Sea Island, Georgia. -- Normally the sound of the surf can be heard faintly throughout the house on the coast to Georgia. This morning the volume seems to have increased a few decibels. As I look east, towards the sunrise,....

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Thursday, November 8th, 2007 11:18:55

144 Million dollars, the high cost of late character development lets hope it pays off

After signing a 10-year, $130-million contract with the Atlanta Falcons less than three years ago,, Michael Vick appeared to have it all and maybe he did but only for a moment. In the last few days, he has plummeted from....

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Wednesday, November 7th, 2007 12:17:49

Columns Please Pass the Turkey and Dressing

Since the initial celebration between the pilgrims and the Indians 386 years ago, Thanksgiving has become a day of family gatherings, feasting, football and the last respite before the start of the Christmas shopping season. We all vaguely know the....

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Friday, November 2nd, 2007 11:13:03

It’s great to be a part of history, especially when it involves buttered popcorn

More than 17 million viewers tuned into the premiere of "High School Musical 2" on August 17, making it the most watch basic cable telecast on record. Our house included four of those viewers. I heard about the debut from....

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Monday, October 22nd, 2007 12:26:18

Counting Blessings

We began getting ready for Christmas the first Friday of December with the purchase of our Christmas tree from our children's elementary school. The tree went up the next day in the center of the windows in the back of....

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Monday, October 22nd, 2007 12:16:57

Sunday November 18th Update

I will be on the radio with David Stokes Tonight at 10 P.M. EST on XM Satellite Radio channel 170. His website is We will be discussing Thanksgiving. My latest article, which will be posted here tomorrow can be....

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Monday, October 22nd, 2007 11:12:46

Sow an act and reap a destiny

The ancient Romans coined the phrase "dog days" based on the period of time that the brightest star (Sirius, the Dog Star) rose and set in conjunction with the sun. The Romans believed that Sirius radiated heat to the Earth,....

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Monday, October 22nd, 2007 11:01:36

Chewing the fat about Sea World

Last week, our family visited Sea World. Friends of ours had gone the week before and warned us about the hot weather and the crowds. They were correct. Our Sea World visit began with the Sky Tower, which took us....

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Saturday, October 20th, 2007 10:58:54

Will Oprah propel Obama to the Presidency?

It's no secret: Everyone who wants to sell anything wants to be a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. They may not admit it but they do. Authors, experts, actors and politicians all hope and believe that, if they appear....

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