Browsing All posts tagged under »Church of Christ«

Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me Part 2

May 29, 2013


As the 1980’s got started, my comic book crime spree ended. I got busted by a grocery store manager, but not just any grocery store manager. No, I had the misfortune of getting caught in an act of shoplifting by a grocery store manager who also happened to be a fellow member of the Bastrop […]

Private School(s) for Sinners Like Me

May 23, 2013


I found myself in private school because I was a thief, a shoplifter to be exact. It started when I was very young, 8 or 9 nine years old I guess. I didn’t steal jewels or cash, I was a comic book thief. My grandmother shopped for groceries once a week at the same Safeway […]

To Hell With This Blog

May 17, 2013


I not only went to church every single time the doors opened, I went to my own personal Bible home-school every weekday morning with Mamaw Sliger. She kept the good book in one hand, one of Papaw Sliger’s leather belts, usually a Sears & Roebuck, but sometimes a Montgomery Ward, in the other hand. By […]

August 1 2005

March 4, 2013


Back in the day your humble correspondent worked on the radio. This is the transcript of an on-air editorial from my tenure at KNOE AM 540, August 2005 – The New Orleans Saints kicked off their 38th NFL season this past Friday with training camp in Metairie.  The buzz is good this year with all […]

For God’s Sake (Don’t) Look for the Union Label

February 24, 2011


I was raised in a very socially conservative household, my grandparents weren’t sure the Baptists were going to enter the Pearly Gates of HEAVEN because they used a piano in worship, we were members of the Church of Christ; strictly acapella. God rest her soul, my grandmother stopped watching soap operas (she was a CBS […]