Inside Out

Getting Away

At Standing Stone State Rustic Park near Hilham, Tennessee, they ought to have a sign: No Internet Access No Cable Television No Phones No Cell Tower No Microwave No Seafood Buffet. If You Came Here To Keep Up, Turn Around.…
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Getting Away

At Standing Stone State Rustic Park near Hilham, Tennessee, they ought to have a sign. No Internet AccessNo Cable TelevisionNo Phones, No Cell TowerNo Microwave,No Seafood Buffet.If You Came Here To Keep Up,Turn Around. The only sign they do have…
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I Told You So

On December 21, 1992, I wrote a letter to Bobby Knight, then coach of the Indiana University basketball team.  I sent a similar letter on the same day to Dick Vitale, a basketball commentator for ESPN.  My letters were responses…
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Curmudgeons: An Apologia

In the give and take of any healthy community, you'll generally find the curmudgeon, the grumpy one on the fringe of the circle. Though we often laugh at their witticisms, we just as often fuss about their cynicisms. "Can't she…
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Sorry

I'm the guy who knocked on your door in the summer of 1972 to ask you if you knew Jesus. It is probably time for me to apologize. You looked rather stunned that day; we'd have laughed together if we…
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The Beejabers

In one dream, I find the room and arrive on time, but the seats remain empty. In another I search pantingly for the room as the clock ticks relentlessly past the starting time. Still another has me arriving on time…