By John Matthews The recently-released Coronavirus vaccine is being hailed as nothing short of a medical miracle due to the speed of its development. In…Read More The Long Road to Discovery of Angel’s Glow
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…Read More The Tall but True Tale of Private Homer Pease, veteran 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…Read More Look Ma, I Amended the U.S. Constitution!
Cold Comfort in 1860 The early ice trade in Memphis By John Matthews Summer is officially here. “Remind me, why in the hell do I…Read More The Early Ice Trade in Memphis: John’s Uncommon Denominators
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…Read 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…Read More Coronavirus? Memphis, We’ve Done This Before