9/11 Thirteen Years Later

Memories, News

I was jarred out of sleep by my cell phone ringing on one of the few days I could sleep in. It was my wife calling to tell me to turn on the TV because a plane had crashed into a building in New York. I worked at that time for a software company based […]

September 11, 2014

Saturday Mornings – 1970


I say 1970 because I think that is about the time we began having a gentleman come to our house on Saturday mornings to do handyman and other odd jobs. His name was James Knight and he worked with my Aunt at Bowld Hospital. My Aunt ran the Housekeeping Department there for years and I […]

August 29, 2012

My Favorite Songs – Part II – Roll To Me

Media, Memories

I think Del Amitri‘s ‘Roll To Me’ might be the perfect 2 1/2 minute pop song. Great harmony, groove and the ultimate sing-a-long chorus. Can’t remember where I heard this first but pretty sure it was on FM100 back in the middle 90’s. Take a listen (the video is grainy but the audio is clear).

August 8, 2011

A New Series – My Favorite Songs

Media, Memories

Most people who know me well know that I love music, I always have and hope always will. Music has the unique ability to transport you to a different time and place along with instantly bringing back memories. So what better series of posts related to memories than a few posts on my favorite songs. […]

July 28, 2011

The Old Neighborhood – Part VI – Jade East Hideout

Memories, News

If you’ve lived in Memphis for a while you will probably remember the Jade East murders which occurred on October 20, 1987. Jade East was a restaurant on Austin Peay next to the Post Office just north of Yale Road. Three men entered in broad daylight and killed 3 family members who owned and operated […]

May 19, 2011