Respecting the Opposition – A Lesson from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This week, we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., the most visible leader of the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s.  Growing up in Atlanta during that same period gave me a front-row seat on the non-violent protest strategy used by Dr. King.  I must confess to not always understanding, much … Continue reading Respecting the Opposition – A Lesson from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Living Southern: Biscuits​ or Cornbread?

A recent visit to the local Cracker Barrell Restaurant reminded me of a colossal culinary conundrum we Southerners occasionally face. Biscuits or cornbread? The question posed by the waitress was innocent enough, though she had no idea of the brain cell paralysis her request induced. Some folks struggle with similar but otherwise inconsequential questions. Scrambled … Continue reading Living Southern: Biscuits​ or Cornbread?