David Epps

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Beer PTSD

I don’t drink beer. Actually, I can’t drink beer. When I was 20 years old, I was at Camp Lejeune, NC doing my bit with...

What’s in a name?

How prospective parents choose names for their children is fascinating to me. When I was in Uganda, a bishop shared with me that one could...

Weapons on campus

When I was in high school, weapons on campus were not an issue. It’s not that there weren’t weapons on campus; there were plenty of...

The end of democracy

It is now the days after the 2022 mid-term elections in the United States. If the Republicans experienced a number of victories over the Democrats,...

Legal and legitimate?

Several years ago, my eldest son, Jason, and I were active members of the Iron Order Motorcycle Club, a three-piece patch, law-abiding MC (motorcycle club)....

A word about voting

This is the season for the people of the United States to do what some people around the world cannot do. We can vote to...

The Tennessee Volunteers

Fifteen losses in a row. That was the losing streak that the University of Tennessee suffered at the hands of the University of Alabama football...

Black influence on rock and roll

I was introduced to rock and roll by my cousin Brenda (Gibson) Herron back as early as 1961. Brenda’s mother, Irene, worked at Joseph’s Musicenter...

Harry R. Truman

Harry Truman was an interesting character. No, not that Harry Truman. Harry S. Truman was President of the United States. Harry R. Truman was virtually...

Catfish Hollow

My family and I immigrated from Grand Junction, Colo., to Peachtree City, Ga. in June of 1983. My wife and I were life-long southerners prior...