My friend, Sue (Minton) Hawkins was killed in a traffic accident last Tuesday, and I have to wonder why. She was just forty-eight years of age, and her life had finally taken on the kind of direction and purpose that she had always wanted it to.
One night when I was around 7 years old, my dad came to tuck me in bed, I explained to him that I was lonely and asked if I could have a baby brother. My father just smiled and said he would talk to my mother about it; 9 months later I got my wish, a baby brother.
I see comments on Facebook about living in "this town" or getting away from "this town." I don't really understand what is so bad about "this town." My conclusion on comments of that nature are that some have made a bed, and now they don't wanna lay in it.
The randomness of occupational licensing regulations in Kentucky, especially for jobs often filled by lower-income citizens, has specific – and unfortunate – consequences.
Actor Ed Norton warned: “Fame is very corrosive and you have to guard very strictly against it.”
This image of the girl sitting in the doorway was taken in Woodbury. This was a senior session. Personally, this is one of my favorite Senior Shots. It was SO hot that day. Since, I usually recommend shooting spring/fall... It's hard to look pretty when you're melting!
Sunday night, May 20, the Billboard Music Awards began with a performance by LMFAO. Not often am I embarrassed by a music group, but this is one exception. I seriously couldn’t even look at the screen during their performance.
My maternal grandparents had a great influence on my life. They actively grand parented my siblings and me. My grandfather lived from May 29, 1901, to August 12, 1987. Though he’s been gone 25 years, his life continues to impact mine.
Can I tell you about Bradley? . . . Bradley Evitts. Boy, can I ever. But I want to tell you about Pauline first. Pauline Reno was one of the most beautiful women around anywhere, and kind, and sweet with it. I was just a small lad, but I could recognize a pretty woman when I saw one.
Garey and I have a friend—we’ll call him Joe—who has a fairly tough nature. He grew up in difficult circumstances, which gave him a rough edge, and because he came out on the other side of those circumstances and made something of himself, he doesn’t suffer fools very well. He has zero toleranc