“The Searcher” provides great look at “The King”

It can be hard to wrap your head around the fact that someone who so remarkably changed music and culture on a worldwide scale, came from a tiny modest home just down the highway in Tupelo.
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New Orleans’ food brings us together

New Orleans continues to be my favorite city in the world, but I can see where many, if not most, don’t see it that way.
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Soaking up Jazz under the Live Oaks at Southern Miss

Good Friday typically signals the start of the lawn and gardening season whether it falls in March or April, and that seems quite odd to me since there are several weeks in-between.
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“Feeling” the music with local talents

I was standing in Demarcus Pittman’s living room when he picked up his bass and just started popping it. He hadn’t even plugged it in, but the groove was real, the talent was obvious.
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Ellie has questions, lots and lots of questions

Why does he keep blowing that whistle? Why can’t I use my hands? Why aren’t they wearing their uniforms? Why are they camping on the field? Why do they lock the bathroom?
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Lots of entertainment in my podcasts library

When I was young, the capabilities of your car stereo said a lot about where you stood in the pecking order among the coolest kids in school.
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Roped my tree limb, but not Poor Charlie

I was standing on the roof of my Jeep Cherokee, straddling the sunroof, swinging a 20 foot extension cord I had fashioned into a lasso over my head when I got the call.
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Never a bad time for a good cup of coffee

I can’t recall my first cup of coffee, but I certainly do my last. It was about 10 minutes ago, and that holds true for most any time of day I’m asked.
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Setting fashion trends for decades to come

I am a major trend setter when it comes to fashion. I’m guessing you probably didn’t know that about me. In all truthfulness, I didn’t know it of myself.
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Life lessons come hard on the playing field

It wasn’t totally unexpected. I knew it would be difficult because I’ve seen it before, but the piercing finality of it all packs quite a punch.
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