Urban Father: A Tribute to Don Sims

I cried at the Knoxville Veterans Day Parade a few weeks ago when “Taps,” was played. I’m not sure why it’s always been an emotional song for me, for while its meaning is powerful, I never served in the military. Later that evening, five hundred miles away, a man who did serve, suffered a fall […]

A Tale of Two Movies

I saw a couple of movies this past week. There are a couple of things which are very strange about this fact. One is that I very, very rarely go out to a movie. I find them too expensive, loud and, generally, the ones I’d want to see are at Downtown West while our Downtown […]