West Virginia Road Trip

The welcome signs to West Virginia read, "Almost Heaven...Wild and Wonderful".  But as I drive deeper into the heart of coal country the signs begin to conjure up the lyrics of the Eagle's song Hotel California, "this could be heaven or this could be hell."“It’s crazy, October the 14th and the leaves have hardly begun to change,” … Continue reading West Virginia Road Trip

The First Time Grandma Died or I Could Have Been Governor and a Millionaire

This is the story I intended to tell at the 2018 West Virginia Liars Contest but didn't qualify because I'm no longer a resident.  Since I drove 800 miles to get there and had a large contingent of supporters in the audience, the judges graciously allowed me to warm up the crowd as a prelude … Continue reading The First Time Grandma Died or I Could Have Been Governor and a Millionaire