Two years ago fourteen-year-old Karthik Nemmani won the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This caught my attention as I breezed through the news that day as it reminded me of an incident that occurred during my own childhood. Our junior high classes  at the public school that I attended gathered one day to have a spelling …

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Reign Day

I rolled out of bed this morning still feeling heavy from last nights dinner.  Smash-burgers, topped with jalapeño pimento cheese and served with a side of potato wedges fried in beef fat will do that to you. I hit the shower at 5:30am and was sipping a cup of Sumatra before the day dawned and …

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