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600 Miles

“Nine o’clock the next day and I’m ready to go. I’ve got 600 miles to ride to do one more show.” Those lyrics from Lynyrd Skynyrd’s What’s Your Name paint a picture of a raucous band going from city to city performing by night and traveling by day, sometimes on 600-mile journeys to the next evening’s show.… Read more »

What I’ve Learned!

I’ve learned that:Mornings are beautiful! Life is good. The Future is now. I’ve learned that:Life is complicated! Ignorance is not bliss. Change is messy but necessary. I’ve learned that:The grass is green right where it is. Love feels best when you give it to someone. It’s great to live life as a free agent. The back roads of life are as exciting… Read more »

In The Heat Of The Night!

Rolling into Atlanta up I-85 north, I approached the interchange outside of downtown that offers the possibilities of north, south, east or west depending on your destination. I chose I-20 west and the flood of memories began. I spent nearly six years driving this portion of the interstate while working on a television show that… Read more »

Tribute to The Big O!

The Big O is gone. My friend. My teammate. The man who helped me through the biggest cultural change of my life is gone. James Curtis Owens died today, March 26, 2016. I knew it was coming. We all knew it was coming. But knowing and living beyond it leaves a hurt and pain deep… Read more »