For Veterans’ Day, an East Tennessee kid who served in two wars By John Mathews Normally I confine myself to compelling tales specific to Memphis…View More The Tall but True Tale of Private Pease, veteran kid of WWII & Vietnam
By John Matthews Next month marks the 100th anniversary of universal women’s suffrage in America. The right for all females to vote in all elections was secured…View More Look Ma, I Amended the U.S. Constitution!
The early ice trade in Memphis By John Matthews Summer is officially here. “Remind me, why in the hell do I continue to live in…View More John’s Uncommon Denominators: Cold Comfort in 1860
Welcome diversions during the pandemic shutdown By John Matthews Let’s have a little discussion about quantum physics, the Chaos Theory, Memphis and – with apologies…View More John’s Uncommon Denominators: Butterflies, Mail Order and U2
Shelter in place, social distancing, self quarantine. Community spread, flatten the curve, herd immunity, essential services. Remember a bygone time when these buzz words were not in…View More Coronavirus? Memphis, We’ve Done This Before