I picked his mother up from the airport. She looked at me from under the pink brim of her baseball cap, searching for answers in my eyes. I had nothing. New Year’s Day, a day of renewal. It was after dark as I led Mike’s mother to the car in the airport parking deck. “What […]
Clear your busy social calendar, folks. There will be trivia on Aug. 5 at Twain’s. Twain’s has agreed to make re:loom its featured charity. Full disclosure: I do volunteer work with re:loom and I love eating at Twain’s. It’s my gastroniche. Trivia begins at 8 p.m. and 10 percent of the night’s sales will be […]
Editor’s note: I’m from Alabama, but I live in Atlanta, Georgia. I occasionally get free meals, but I try not to enjoy them. I’m going to take a wild guess that $65,000 a year is a nice salary for the average Joe in Alabama. But Rep. Jo Bonner is no average Joe.
Scenario: You are the proud owner of a big ass pickup truck, the kind strong enough to move the International Space Station. It’s Monday morning at 9 a.m. You just realized you forgot to get more beer. As you run out, you decide to throw some things in the back of your truck to show […]
Editor’s note: I live in Georgia, but I’m from Alabama. I married a beautiful Alabama gal, and graduated from the University of Alabama in 2005. I have roots there and care about its future. Some people think I’m raising questions about Rep. Jo Bonner’s new job as lobbyist for the University of Alabama System because […]
The day Hollywood ran out of ideas, which I believe was around the time “Jurassic Park 2” was released, was a fortuitous moment in my life. I didn’t know it then, but I was destined to spend much of my adult life looking at big-screen adaptations of my favorite heroes.