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So 24 Seconds Ago

April 24, 2012 78 0

The day Whitney Houston died, I sent a text to a friend of mine. WHITNEY HOUSTON DIED. I heard that! She texted back. Good lord, […]

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Anatomy of the Blog Clog

April 18, 2012 78 0

I almost laugh every time I tell people I have a blog. “Go to my website and check out my blog. It’s called Deep South […]

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On My Way Back Home (Part II)

April 15, 2012 78 0

One time, the most horrible thing happened to me. My father died. That event brought with it terrible changes. Terrible, unrelenting changes. Suddenly, I looked […]

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The Simple Act of Courtesy

April 6, 2012 78 0

“After you.” “No, you first.” “No, no, no…after you.” “Please, I insist. After you.” This was the discourse between two men at a gas station […]

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Cobb in Anniston

March 31, 2012 78 0

His eyes ringed with pain. They were deep-set, manacled eyes. Eyes of a tiger. Glassed. When Tyrus Raymond Cobb suited up for the Detroit Tigers […]

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Our Home’s in Alabama

March 6, 2012 78 0

My travels have taken me all over the United States, all over the world. I remembered it when I moved to Starkville, Mississippi for three […]