Author Archives: Double K

“Basketball is My Favorite Sport”

Memories of Jerry Jobe basketball camp with a little help from Mister Kurtis Blow Continue reading

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“She Was a Flower for the Takin'”

“Her beauty cut just like a knife.” – Waylon Jennings Those are some of the iconic lyrics sung by the late, great Waylon Jennings, and a beautiful view of Boulder, Colorado from Flagstaff Mountain. “He was a banker from Macon.” … Continue reading

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“How Do You Like Him So Far?”

A vacation travel piece to the tune of 1981 Loverboy song. Continue reading

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“Born Down in a Dead Man’s Town”

A happy 4th of July to you from sincerely the 80’s and my new patriotic hat. Featuring “The Boss” in today’s post. Continue reading

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“Every Rose Has Its Thorn”

We all have thorns in our lives and I’m reminded of that every time I hear this classic power ballad and former #1 hit from Poison. Continue reading

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“Be Courageous and Be Brave”

May is a month of graduations, and with the help of Rod Stewart I take a trip back to Norman, OK, and May of 1989. Continue reading

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“This Prison Has Now Become Your Home”

“A sentence you seemed prepared to face.” – Sting I had just finished another year of prison or school if you will by the time June of 1985 rolled around. ┬áMy only year at Whittier Middle School in Norman, OK … Continue reading

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“I See You”

The opening night of the 2017 tour featuring Hall & Oates, Tears for Fears, and Darryl Hall’s fabulous hair. Continue reading

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“I Believe The Children Are Our Future”

Parenting is hard work that sometimes leaves more questions than answers. Continue reading

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“This Speech is My Recital”

Public speaking is often a thankless, unmemorable event for many, but on rare occasions it can be inspiring and engaging. Continue reading

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