“So much violence.” The ageless words of Kevin Costner’s Elliott Ness in Brian De Palma’s “The Untouchables” couldn’t have been more right today. I am talking about St. Louis, a … Continue reading South City Confessions, Volume #20: My simple plan for a better future involves voting with more accountability
Unfiltered rants about St. Louis city truths.
“You’ll understand when you’re older.” Everyone has heard this line at one time or another. It wasn’t just my old man that recited those thought-provoking words; every other household had … Continue reading South City Confessions: Being a good dad is the hardest yet most rewarding job on Earth
The first thing I remember is that I couldn’t stop sweating and my heart wouldn’t stop pounding. There’s nothing worse than trying to get too much of a workout in … Continue reading South City Confessions: That one time I overheated on a run
We’re all going to die. As a wise person once said, none of us are making it out of here alive. Those are just the facts, but it’s all a … Continue reading South City Confessions: Living with high blood pressure and heart attacks in the family
Some people say lightning can strike twice for certain people when it comes to love, but my wife is the only lightning I need. Please allow me to dot on … Continue reading South City Confessions: My wife is all the lightning I need
I once had a terrible stutter. Try being a talkative fella and feeling the need to do some mouth and tongue stretching before a conversation. For the first two thirds … Continue reading South City Confessions: Bullies are the worst
Who really wanted a loop trolley? Years ago, I wasn’t driving down Delmar and heard outside my car window, “all we need in this town to stop violence, underpaid teachers, … Continue reading South City Confessions: The Loop Trolley was doomed from the start
Every December, a heated debate breaks out across the world. Minds scramble, tempers flare, and the nearby bodies of water start to produce massive waves. What’s the debate? Should I … Continue reading South City Confessions: Can we all be a little less offended?
There are more pleasant ways to wake up from a nap than a Twitter firestorm. If you are still wondering, the answer is yes, I do sleep. After pulling an … Continue reading South City Confessions: Why Twitter induces so much negativity
“The Wickedly Awful Driver Overwatch Association”
Maybe it’s the fact that more than 30 people were gunned down in mass shootings last week. Maybe it’s the fact I drove a guy who had just put his … Continue reading South City Confessions: Appreciate what you have, every single day
My car and I are having a fight. Over the past few weeks, my once spanking new Hyundai Elantra has decided to go rogue on me, acquiring issue after issue, … Continue reading South City Confessions: Watching your car grow old is a bittersweet experience