Big Brother 20 is Sam Bledsoe’s, Tyler Crispen’s game to lose

What a difference a few weeks make. In Week 1, Big Brother 20’s Sam was the country girl we all felt sorry for in robot form, and by Week 4, … Continue reading Big Brother 20 is Sam Bledsoe’s, Tyler Crispen’s game to lose

Ready to get a new keyboard, considering a Korg Kronos

It’s been nearly two decades since I’ve bought a new keyboard. Seriously. I think I got my Yamaha S90 in Dallas back in the early 2000s, and I think I … Continue reading Ready to get a new keyboard, considering a Korg Kronos

Lulu’s is more than enough proof that the (Jimmy & Lucy) Buffett family is genius

I found out tonight that Jimmy Buffett has a sister, and she’s in the money business just like that Son of a Son of a Sailor. We had dinner at … Continue reading Lulu’s is more than enough proof that the (Jimmy & Lucy) Buffett family is genius

Toes in the sand: Life is good in Myrtle Beach

We got to Myrtle Beach super late Wednesday night, post-midnight Thursday morning. We might have arrived sooner if I hadn’t suggested we take a not-so-quick detour to Athens, Georgia. There … Continue reading Toes in the sand: Life is good in Myrtle Beach

Breakfast with full-on Southern charm: Buttermilk Kitchen everything I expected Atlanta to be

Flew in to the ATL Tuesday night with a trip through the Deep South ahead of me. But my first mission was breakfast. A quick Google search landed me on … Continue reading Breakfast with full-on Southern charm: Buttermilk Kitchen everything I expected Atlanta to be

Ryan’s Weekend Soundtrack (July 14-15): BLOXX, Spencer Lee Band, Elvis Costello

It’s clear that 2018 is a year of transition. I’m finishing up my first year back in a newsroom, and that feels great. I’m gradually going through the process of … Continue reading Ryan’s Weekend Soundtrack (July 14-15): BLOXX, Spencer Lee Band, Elvis Costello

Godspeed, good Buick: Brothers try to revive 1987 Buick Century

We were sure that Mom had given away the 1987 Buick Century. She certainly didn’t drive it. My brothers and I thought some charity had claimed it at least a … Continue reading Godspeed, good Buick: Brothers try to revive 1987 Buick Century