While growing up my mom worked for the local newspaper, a small town weekly.  Typeset and old school printing machines in that little brick building.  I still remember visiting her there and the floor black with ink. From the age of 10 to 13 I delivered a daily newspaper.  The newspapers would arrive on my […]


My oldest son McKinley leaned over during church today and said, “Dad, will you scratch my back?”  Of course I couldn’t say anything but “Sure thing buddy”. It feels so good when someone scratches your back, literally or figuratively.  When I was young and my dad also scratched my back while in church.  I still […]

Holy social tag jungle batman! (If at this point you’re wondering what the links below are hit the back button on your browser – which I’m assuming is Internet Explorer – and pick another result from the Google search)  But in all fairness, I didn’t score too well on the Social Scorecard. Here is a […]


Remember the movie Pretty Woman? (yea, I can’t believe I’m blogging about this either) Richard Gere, Julia Roberts. OK, remember the part where Richard Gere’s character says to his right hand man played by George Castanza from Seinfeld, “We don’t build anything” and then proceeds to change the deal he had put together which would […]