Nick Russell on December 28th, 2010

I love watching stand up comedy, there are a few television sitcoms that I get a chuckle out of, and occasionally if I dig deep enough through all of the forwarded junk that clogs my e-mail inbox, I come across a joke that makes my day. But when I really want to laugh, I just […]

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Nick Russell on December 23rd, 2010

Last week, the news here in Florida was full of the story of a man who pulled a gun at a Panama City school board meeting and threatened several members of the board before the school’s security chief, Mike Jones, shot him. Jones’ bullets knocked the aggressor to the floor, where he then took his […]

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Nick Russell on December 19th, 2010

Let me ask you a question. If I were to steal your car and keep it, and if a couple of years later my kid got to be old enough to get a driver’s license, and I gave that kid your car, how would you feel about that? Would you be okay seeing my kid […]

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Nick Russell on December 15th, 2010

I have almost no sense of smell. No, I don’t have a cold, I just have a big mouth, and it has cost me a broken nose not once, but twice.  Part of that was because when you own a small town newspaper, and you step on the wrong toes, there is a price to […]

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Nick Russell on December 7th, 2010

I just don’t get it. We get the east and west coast network feeds, and yesterday evening every news broadcast had long, drawn out, stories about it being the 30th anniversary of the death of John Lennon, the former Beatle, who was murdered in New York City in 1980. They also had a lot of […]

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Nick Russell on December 7th, 2010

I know that a lot of blog readers are huge supporters of Sarah Palin, and at the risk of offending some of them (again), I have to say that I just don’t get it. I’ve tried, but I still stand by my statement in a blog a month ago titled Choose Your Poison that to […]

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