Monthly Archives: September 2016
The Day I Lost My Bigotry
Raised in the 50’s with a southern heritage, I was inculcated with a racist bias. My grandparents were the grandchildren of slave owners and nigger was just a descriptive like Chinese, Indian or Italian. My grandpa Underwood called them “neegras,” … Continue reading
A Mule Named Homer
I got my first horse when I was 15 – a loaner. He belonged to Frank, a wheat farmer near Scott City, Kansas; a friend of the family. His son, Ray-Lee, worked for my dad. We’d go pheasant hunting each fall on … Continue reading
I was plopped in the River Mike on December 19, 1946, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at 4:45 in the morning. And thus my journey began. This is the section where I’ll share stories from the trip so far.
I’ve Always Made Things
I grew up in a maker family. When I was young I worked in the family factory. My biography will tell of the two factories I’ve owned and the western saddle I made. Now I’m retired but I still … Continue reading
The return on investing in politicians
From James Dale Davidson’s upcoming book, The Breaking Point: The Sunlight Foundation – a nonpartisan watchdog group that tracks lobbyist spending and influence in both parties – reported on research it undertook between 2007 and 2012, tracking 200 of America’s … Continue reading
Its On My Mind
I think a lot and I’m opinionated. Take what you want and leave the rest.
Moron Americans Ban Sharia Law
This is a perfect example of the misinformed hysteria and willful ignorance of the American public. Imagine a Baptist Church in Texas whose members felt that civil courts, being secular, were not understanding of God’s laws, as they, being Baptists … Continue reading