Who Is Tommy Moore?

Who Is Tommy Moore?  An unusual springtime snowfall canceled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s plans for a March 22, 1968 protest. More than 16 inches fell: the second largest snowfall in Memphis history, and well beyond the city’s yearly snowfall average of 5.6 inches....

The Mayor and I

The Mayor and I There once was a county clerk in Memphis, by the name of Dick Hackett. He was a hard line fundamentalist right winger who required female employees to wear bras. I wrote him and volunteered to be the county bra “inspector.” Needless to say, I didn’t...

Scanning Family Photos

Scanning Family Photos March 30, 2021: My cousin, Betty Millican Barnes, sent a packet of old family photos. I’ve been scanning them and trying to figure out who’s who. To see what we’ve scanned so far, click on the “Family Photos” link in the menu above; or click...

Volkswagen Bug

Volkswagen Bug Tommy Moore | Quarter Beer Night | Mayor | Wall Jesus | Todd's Creek One of my favorite memories of driving a “Bug.” Running out of gas, but then coasting into the next gas station. One of my WORST memories of driving a “Bug.”...

Dodging the Flood

We Dodged a Bullet! Randal Byrd | August 31, 2017 | Storytelling We dodged a bullet! This picture was sent to us at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. It was taken by our across the street neighbors. Our neighborhood became a river and a lake. Not one drop of water, though,...

Coming to Houston

Coming to Houston Back in 1998, we were invited by Houston Baptist University to come to Houston.1998She received her call on Monday, June 29, and they flew the two of us down on Wednesday, July 1, 1998. They made their offer to hire on Thursday, July 2nd; then on...

Who Is Tommy Moore?

Who Is Tommy Moore? Tommy Moore | Quarter Beer Night | Mayor | Wall Jesus | Todd's Creek | Rassling Who Is Tommy Moore? An unusual springtime snowfall canceled Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s plans for a March 22, 1968 protest. More than 16 inches fell: the second...

The Mayor and I

The Mayor and I There once was a county clerk in Memphis, by the name of Dick Hackett. He was a hard line fundamentalist right winger who required female employees to wear bras. I wrote him and volunteered to be the county bra “inspector.” Needless to say, I...

Saturday Morning Rassling

Tommy Moore | Quarter Beer Night | Mayor | Wall Jesus | Todd's Creek | Rassling A recent post to the Frayser High Class of 1969 website by Gary Harrison (class of ‘72) mentioned famous wrestlers, Tojo Yamamoto and Jackie Fargo. It reminded me of two other famous...

Playing for Pizza

PLAYING FOR PIZZA   I just finished reading John Grisham’s “Playing for Pizza,” a story about an NFL quarterback who takes a five-month contract to play minor league football in...