"No, there's no salt and pepper in it, but you can add it yourself."Anna Ginsberg, 2006 Pillsbury Bake-Off Winner/Famous Oprah Guest The following conversation took place at a recent cookout. "Ooh, what's in the pot?" "Well, we're 2 weeks away from the start of countin' season, and our friends from Iowa have already sent their... Continue Reading →
"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."Frederick Douglass Ladies and gentlemen, the lights have dimmed and the orchestra is beginning to play. In a few moments (less than a month, actually), the curtain will rise, and the show will begin. Based on what we know about the current political environment, it's safe to... Continue Reading →
Where do you even go to buy a fancy chair like that?- Anonymous The following conversation was overheard at a recent cookout... "These sammiches have been flying off the table recently! Looks like folks had some long conversations with their families over the holidays." "Yeah, we've lost a couple of folks recently. I expected Bullock... Continue Reading →
I watched the debate after watching several hours of Impeachment Hearings. Here's what I observed...
We're leaving ground (leaving ground). Will things ever be the same again? It's the final countdown!Lyrics from "The Final Countdown" by Europe In the final hours before the polls open in Mississippi, I've been thinking about a story recently shared by Former Secretary of Education John King at a panel discussion I attended. The Secretary... Continue Reading →
"Someone who cares about you wants you to look at your polling data and avoid getting stuck with a cold sammich."- Anonymous The following conversation was overheard at a recent cookout... [Long sigh...] "What's wrong?" "Honestly, I'm sick of all these folks. I was fine with having all these folks here about 8 months ago,... Continue Reading →
"Some of us gave a little blood for the right to participate in the democratic process."- Rep. John Lewis It's that time again! Today is the first day of the next 30 Day Challenge. In the 30 days leading up to Mississippi's General Elections on November 5th, I will do one thing each day to... Continue Reading →
Guys are idiots, till they're what, 40 years old.- Wes Borland As I write this, I have been a 40-year-old for a few days. During this time, most of my thoughts have been on Auburn's big win over Texas A&M, the insane amounts of pork in my freezer, and the fun weekend I had with... Continue Reading →