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April 12, 2013


That’s what young people need, a Burning Man festival for life skill seekers. I arrived at this insight just a few minutes ago. It was on my way back to work after lunch, I passed two young men who’d had the misfortune of running out of gas. I know they’d run out of gas because […]

Duck Dynasty: Bass Man Standing

April 6, 2013


When I decided to catch up on Duck Dynasty I wanted to work my way backward, watch the 2nd season later and stay current (blog) on the 3rd as it aired. So I’ve missed some stuff and for that I apologize. Several personal messages and Facebook comments have corrected me regarding things revealed in season […]

Put A Duck Dynasty Ring On It

April 4, 2013


Jase Roberston and I have something in common. Well, besides the fact that we’re both northeast Louisiana natives with unkempt facial hair. Neither of us wear wedding rings. Jase because he doesn’t like rings, me because I’m broke. My wife and I will celebrate 6 years of wedded bliss this October but we’re still waiting […]

Real Ducks & Imaginary Panthers

April 3, 2013


Modern-day tall tales are called ‘Urban Legends’ but despite that moniker modern folklore often originates far from urban areas. Such is the case with Louisiana black panthers. Country folks from Mansfield to Mandeville swear black panthers roam our woods while Louisiana wildlife experts say there are no, none, zero, zip, zilch – black panthers in […]

The Duck Truck and the Sunken Boat

March 29, 2013


More in my quest to catch up on mega-hit Duck Dynasty, the reality show that stars a redneck family from my hometown: Truck Commander The episode kicks off with Willie & Korie Robertson facing a classic dilemma, teenage kids and cars. Their son John Luke (did they name that kid after Captain Picard?) has brought […]

A Friday Edition of Random Tweets

February 22, 2013


The “condom” is a weapon that kills billions of children each day worldwide but you won’t hear President Obama talk about that now will ya? Dear Destiny’s Child, I’ve tried in recent years but I am still thoroughly unprepared for your particular brand of fruity bread spreads. If Ryan Adams & Ben Gibbard were to […]

Smoke, Oil and Mirrors (How To Make A News Commercial)

January 29, 2013


I love oil in all it’s forms. I totally do, I love gas in my car, I love electricity, I love the petrochemicals in my plastic bottles and cups and utensils and of course in all my household electronics from TV to coffee maker. I love, love, LOVE the oil in my asphalt roads (who […]