Monthly Archives: January 2009

Running down a dream

Note: I apologize for writing something emotional such as what you are about to read. This is what I set out to do. Coming home this evening from taking my daughter out to McDonald’s and a movie – with, of … Continue reading

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Bruce Smith enters the hall of fame

Bruce Smith was elected to the Professional Football Hall of Fame today. For those of you who don’t know him, learn – he is the all-time sack leader and, most importantly to me, a staple to the Buffalo Bills four … Continue reading

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I’m happy to be here to vote randomly on who oughta take the next dive …

Met a couple of guys from South America today – worldly travelers who said the election of Barack Obama meant about as much to non-Americans as it did to the citizens he’s expected to bail out of this mess. Here’s … Continue reading

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Rabbit vagina

I see Walter B. Jones is trying to loosen restrictions on vehicles driving around Cape Hatteras … it’s the second time he’s tried to do this. As usual, I do not agree with Walter B. Jones. This man has long … Continue reading

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Day from Hell

The day I had today was disgusting. It all started with an anonymous voicemail from a reader who charged I used the word “attain” incorrectly in place of “obtain” – a “mistake” I make a lot (although she did say … Continue reading

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JP 1/29 Column

Monday event emits optimism According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, scientists somewhere in the U.S. have determined the effects of global warming are irreversible. According to any official who studies growth, Charlotte, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Raleigh, Durham and Chapel … Continue reading

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Another day in the life of a small-town reporter

Today is Sunday. Got up, tried to leave in time to take Kalista to church, failed, went for a Sunday drive instead, came home and ate lunch, went to a charity Day of Basketball, came home and made dinner, checked … Continue reading

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