I write this post from a hospital bedside.  My wife has been through a whirlwind of surgeries the past week and we are still adjusting to some complications. 

As we sat talking last night, my wife reminded me of a recent fortune cookie: "Today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday."  With some

Last week, I came home to a fresh layer of asphalt throughout our development.  Smooth. Warm. Black.  It looked great!  Then my kids … 5 out of 6 of them … pulled out the chalk and began destroying this perfect surface. 

Since their daddy represents road builders, they even created their own lanes of traffic. 

Earlier today, outgoing Governor Phil Bredesen spoke at the final 2010 membership lunch of the Exchange Club of Nashville.  Bredesen addressed numerous successes over the past eight years as governor, including conservation efforts to set aside 350,000 acres of land in Tennessee, economic development opportunities such as landing a new Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga