We must remember & honor, but…

My grandfather, Army private Walter McPeak, fought in the trenches of Europe in World War I. He made it home, lived a full life, and died at the VA Hospital in Salem in 1976. My father, Navy Electrician’s Mate 1st Class William D. Thompson, Sr., fought in the Pacific in World War II and stood, […]

BBQ, Bluegrass & more for weekend

The 7th Annual Chantilly Farm Bluegrass & BBQ Festival at Chantilly Farm helps kick off the season this Memorial Day weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Featured performers include The SteelDrivers, Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, The Grascals, Lonesome River Band, Band of Ruhks,Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Deer […]

Yes, sex and skin sells

Worked long and hard Friday night to put together a video on the Fourth of July.  It has just under 100 views on Saturday — The Fourth.  It had the American flag and fireworks and patriotism. For fun on Sunday, I reposed a three-year-old video of a bikini contest at Black Bear Harley Davidson.  It […]


Please remember and honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our nation.

In the good old Summertime…

Officially, the Memorial Day weekend that arrives a few days from now is the start of summer but the heat of summer, along with afternoon thunderstorms, is already on us.