Bunion Derby 1928

Andy Payne and the Great Bunion Derby

“One can’t be an athlete all his life, but he can use the same desire that made him.” Andy Payne. Everybody has a least one obscenely fit co-worker. You know … Continue Reading →


Eating Crow?

It is the fundamental right of the bird to live freely in the open sky. Justice M. R. Shah. The Waco City Fathers, grown tired of grackles disturbing the peace, … Continue Reading →

One World Trade Center

9/11: One Way to Forget

“It’s an office building and not a memorial and not a monument.” Douglas Durst. When I was a kid, my father worked in lower Manhattan. His office was in a … Continue Reading →

Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin On Fire!

“Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” Benjamin Franklin. During the course of his long life, there were plenty of things for … Continue Reading →