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The Fig Five

My obsession with figs is apparent on my blog. Sometimes it crosses over to my Facebook and Twitter feeds too. On Tuesday, I tagged five local Facebook friends who have fig trees. One is a State Representative, one is a … Continue reading

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Learning to Crawl

According to some columnists, your friends don’t like it when you post food pictures on Facebook. Well, this isn’t Facebook. If you dislike food photos, then today’s blog post isn’t for you. The organizer of Dishcrawl Knoxville invited a WNOX … Continue reading

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Risk the Hostile Stare

In the Gospel reading for today, one of the people accompanying Jesus on the road to Jerusalem says, “I will follow you, Lord, but first let me say farewell to my family at home.” That line prompted Fr. David Carter … Continue reading

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You Are What You Tweet

Having a smartphone has made it easier for me to read the timelines on my Facebook and Twitter accounts. However, I find that I post less often because I get frustrated when trying to write and edit text. Over the … Continue reading

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Comedy Plus Time

A person from my past showed up at The Well last Tuesday night. Jerrod Cardwell was the writer for the Jeff Wayne & Susan Olsen show at the Comedy World Radio Network thirteen years ago. He introduced himself to me and … Continue reading

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Finding Bigfoot

As happens after a sighting of Sasquatch or Nessie, a blurry photo made the rounds in Oak Ridge over the weekend. Dr. Brandon Cottrell and I had barely finished hamming our way through a rehearsal with the Oak Ridge Civic … Continue reading

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Postering

The Kids Helping Kids Fun Walk raises money for Columbus Home Children’s Services, which houses at-risk youth in our community. Many of the children were placed there by the Knox County Juvenile Court in order to keep them out of … Continue reading

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Penny, Marshall

Some of my wife’s high-school classmates found a print of the student film they made in 1977. They posted it to YouTube and shared the link on Facebook. My wife watched it and knew that I would enjoy it too. … Continue reading

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Channel of Thy Peace

My father’s college diploma was written in Latin. It hung in a frame next to my mother’s diploma, which was also written in Latin. To me, the most recognizable Latin words were their first names: Franciscum and Alicia. My jaw dropped … Continue reading

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Go, Diego, Go!

Lt. Paul Curtis of the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office was the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the FBI Knoxville Citizens Academy Alumni Association on Monday night. Curtis trains and handles dogs for the LCSO and for an FBI … Continue reading

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Knight Vision

The best Halloween costume I ever had was a Batman costume that my mother special ordered from a catalog. The 1960s TV series will always be my favorite version of the caped crusader but I also like the most recent … Continue reading

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Unprotected Sets

The members of Einstein Simplified take turns serving as emcee, which means that once every seven weeks, we have to “work” instead of play. The emcee chooses the games and decides when to end each game during our weekly improv show at The Well. It … Continue reading

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Hail Formation

There was a lot to “like” on Facebook last night and today. I clicked the “like” button on many of my friends’ posts about the Washington Redskins. The Redskins beat the Dallas Cowboys to win the NFC East last night. … Continue reading

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Magically Delicious

Trix may be for kids but Lucky Charms are for grown-ups? A new marketing campaign for one of my favorite cereals targets adults like me who loved Lucky Charms as kids. One woman even had a Lucky Charms baby shower. Lucky … Continue reading

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