Note: This excellent post was written by Oxford, MS resident and writer, Toni Overby, about the three couples who died in a tragic airplane accident last Sunday while returning from a dental conference. Two years ago I wrote a similar piece about two Christian Brothers High School students. Toni’s article captures the essence of a grieving… Continue reading Oxford, MS Mourns: When It’s Just Too Close to Home
Early voting has begun and one of our most important choices this year is choosing our next State Senator in District 26. As a former member of both the Tennessee State House and Senate, I recommend and plan on voting for Bob Shutt in the Republican primary. Here are few reasons why. I personally know… Continue reading Why Bob Shutt Deserves to Represent State Senate District 26
I love sweet tea. I love sweet tea as much as I love the South. For me it is the most refreshing, thirst-quenching drink during the dog days of southern summers when the concrete around tennis courts or the pool could easily scramble an egg. Sweet Iced Tea is as southern as magnolia trees, pecan… Continue reading Sweet Tea Is ‘Southern’ So Let’s Own It
For decades to come Roger Federer will be remembered not only one of the greatest tennis players of our time, but of all time. While his backhand may have made him rich and famous, it’s his willingness to praise and compliment his opponents that elevate him to the top of my list. Federer is and… Continue reading Roger Federer Checks His Ego to Boost Opponents and We Should Too!
Below are excerpts from my upcoming book, The Extortion of Forgiveness: “August twenty-second of 1998 was a perfect day for a perfect couple. I stood with my closest family and friends, about to make Kristi my wife—not far from the cramped, campaign office in “Old Germantown” where we’d first met. We were about to exchange… Continue reading Chapter 2 – The Perfect Couple