Author Archives: Double K

“It’s Early Morning, the Sun Comes Out”

“Last night was shaking, and pretty loud.” – Scorpions “Hey Uncle Kyle, do you know the song “Rock You Like a Hurricane” by The Beatles?” Uh, you mean Scorpions? “(Laughing) Oh, yeah, Scorpions.” – Keller P. (age 5) Well before … Continue reading

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“You Belong Among the Wildflowers”

“You belong in a boat out at sea” – Tom Petty My daughter moved most of her stuff out of the house last night. She’s 20 and working two jobs and well, it’s time I guess. That didn’t make it … Continue reading

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“There’s No Stopping Us (No Stopping)”

“No one does it better (No one does it better).” – Ollie & Jerry And no one did it better in 1984 for the poppers and the lockers than this duo that teamed up for the title track to the … Continue reading

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“It’s Like Having a Dream”

“Where nobody has a heart.” – Benny Mardones I attended my first sporting event this week since the pandemic started in March of 2020. I live about 15 minutes from Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and the Arkansas Razorbacks … Continue reading

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“So You Think I Got a Funny Face”

“I ain’t got no worries.” – Quiet Riot Last night I watched an entertaining documentary on Netflix called “Hired Gun” directed by Fran Strine. It was a 2016 doc focusing on studio musicians that are hired by artists to perform … Continue reading

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“And the Band, They Played One More Song”

“One for the mockingbird.” – Cutting Crew A happy belated new year to you all! Hindsight is indeed now 2020. Hey-oh! One thing 2020 brought more of to me personally was bird-watching in my backyard. I hung up more bird … Continue reading

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“She Cheers Me Up When I Feel Alone”

“And that’s why baby I’ve got to let you know” – Kool and the Gang In the final installment of this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in … Continue reading

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“Well, My Friends, the Time Has Come”

“To raise the roof and have some fun.” – Lionel Richie In this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole … Continue reading

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“There’s a Party Tonight, You’re in a Red Light Zone”

“If you don’t want a ticket you better move on” – Midnight Star In this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus … Continue reading

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“Let’s Groove Tonight”

“Share the spice of life.” – Earth, Wind and Fire In this five part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole … Continue reading

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