Author Archives: Bud Lite

I Once Touched Greatness

While enjoying a lazy socially distant afternoon cable-surfing, I noticed that the Donald has upgraded President Carter’s site in Plains to a National Park. After attempting a violent coup it seems that the Donald is going to start on a redemption tour for the balance of his time. He couldn’t

Tell It To The Devil

Good morning, y’all. A beautiful day here in the mountains. A little chilly at first light, a little windy, but all and all, a perfect day. I think it just made a 10 on the Whiz O Meter because one of the weather drones thinks he saw a cloud on

All My Heroes Are Dying

Aging imbues us with the uncomfortable knowledge that our time on this plane is limited. The passing of our contemporaries, our rock and roll idols, sports heroes and other personalities of note reminds us of the fact that our time is limited. A recent article has reminded me that ceasing

Outrage

Good morning, y’all. A quiet morning here in the mountains with the ground still soaked from last night’s thunder bumper. The storm sounded like the Second Coming. The thunder echoed off of the mountains making it sound like the end was near. With the Corona and everything else going on,

Yo Hablo Esanol

A fifty year old mistake that was being rectified has now been thrown back into the mishmash of global politics. Back in December of 2014, President Obama met with Cuban President Raúl Castro. They jointly announced the beginning of normalizing relations between the two countries. The “evil empire” to the

The War On Education

Due to the Corona more and more children are being educated remotely these days. While I advocate social distancing and keeping the little ones safe, I wonder if there was another approach. Seems like in Europe they thought it was more important to keep the schools open than the bars.

A Dog Named Butts

Good morning, y’all. Well, I can hardly contain my excitement, the big day is finally here. It’s just hours until our fearless lads take the field of combat against the semi-nerds of Vanderbilt University in beautiful downtown Nashville. GO DAWGS!!!! Speaking of good dogs, it’s time to introduce a very

Hello, Hello, Hello

Is there anybody out there? Nod if you can hear me. Just a reminder from Pink Floyd that we should never become “comfortably numb”. The 2020 elections prove that by being “comfortably numb” about voting ensures that the party that can more easily incite their base will win the election.

Queen For A Day

Good morning, y’all. We have record rains this year. I think average rainfall is supposed to be about 58 inches and I’d bet it’s around 78 now. Coupled with the warm weather extending year round, it’s given life to our dormant bug population, mosquitoes in particular. I hate to get

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