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There are few days that have remained etched into our minds, but for the people of Walker County, April 27, 2011, is one of those days. A widespread tornado outbreak hit Alabama that day, with 62 … more
About a month ago, Zac and I had a Friday night to ourselves. When he got off work, I asked him to meet me at Long Memorial United Methodist Church, where I was taking pictures of the Good Friday cross draped in a black shroud. He waited … more
Does Canada really believe that it’s not at war with ISIS? more
“It’s my job to call balls and strikes,” John Roberts told a Senate committee at his confirmation hearings to become chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. more
“Momma called. And when Momma calls, you just have to come runnin’.” — Paul “Bear” Bryant more
I’m going to start eating naked. I know this will be problematic when eating at most local establishments, but if the food folks took one look at my clothes after a meal, they would understand. It’s not due to age or senility, both of which … more
Have you ever taken a good look at your hands? Hands hold subtle clues that can tell the story of your life. This came to mind yesterday when I went to war. Not with a third-world country or people who talk funny but an enemy much closer to home. … more
In an interview with the Financial Analysts Journal last year, Nobel laureate economist William F. Sharpe, creator of the Sharpe ratio for risk-adjusted investment performance analysis, said public pensions in the United States are a “disaster” … more
How about if we call this halftime of the primary season? True, more than 30 states have held primaries and caucuses, but the schedulers have mercifully built in a two-week break between Wisconsin and New York. The only exception is Wyoming’s … more
There was a sweet gum tree in our backyard that was small when we built our house in 1983. Through the years, it provided shade from the brutal heat of summer and speckled leaves in autumn that ranged in color from butterscotch to the color of the … more
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