Summertime!

Summertime 1968.  I was 12 years old.  The Detroit Tigers were playing baseball the way it was meant to be played, going 103-59.  Denny McClain goes 31-6 with a 1.96 ERA.  Al Kaline, Willie Horton, Bill Freehan.   Norm Cash.  Jim Northrup.  Oh, my!  The Tigers face...

Why Do You Read?

Someone I follow on twitter posted a list of 12 reasons “Why We Read.”  If I asked you why you read, you might say “I enjoy reading.”  Maybe you would say “I read to learn.”  Perhaps you’d say “Reading relaxes me.”  You might say “I grew up reading books…they were...

Our Four Year Anniversary!

Four years ago yesterday…April 1, 2014…my work partner and friend George and I bought the MoonPie General Store in Pigeon Forge. It had already been our place of work. We’re both grateful for the many good things that have happened since this adventure...

Simple

Sometimes Less is better than more. One is better than two. Resting is better than doing. Saving is better than spending. Listening is better than talking. Not having is better than having. Sometimes. Quiet is better than loud. Better than any noise at all. And a good...

New Year

Opportunity.  Possibility.  New beginnings.  Second chances. We don’t sell these.  But if we could, we would.  And I bet the line would stretch out the door and around the block. Truth is…these things are always right there.  You don’t have to wait for January 1st. ...

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