Small Town Girl with Leslie Beachboard

“A dog will teach you unconditional love. If you can have that in your life, things won’t be too bad.”

Out Here in Left Field with Thadd White Jr.

Lyndal and I were yet to be married. Alex was barely six. Camden was still a thought in our minds.

Are you enthusiastic today? Sometimes with a lot of rather negative news being circulated on a regular basis it can become challenging to be enthusiastic, but all we really need to do is just look around us and, as The Carter Family sang many years ago, “Keep on The Sunny Side.”

One of the better mini-series I have ever watched is “Band of Brothers” that first aired on HBO in 2001. It follows the men of a paratrooper company from initial training through the end of World War II in Europe. There is classic line near the end that has stuck with me since.

I have always been interested in the history of criminal justice during the Colonial period of America. In my numerous trips to Colonial Williamsburg and visiting the old jail, listening to the history of Colonial justice was most enjoyable and educational.

In the face of spiking rates of COVID in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis said last Wednesday (July 21), “Here’s, I think, the most important thing with the data: if you are vaccinated, fully vaccinated, the chance of you getting seriously ill or dying from COVID is effectively zero.” Which is odd…

It’s no secret that China maintains a strict control of information within its borders.