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Funny Mess-Ups: ‘Pitons,’ ‘The Font Line,’ Davis Doubled

We all make writing and other content mistakes, and sometimes funnily so. Certainly more fun, though, is catching others’ mistakes. Below is my running list of screenshots and photos of errors I catch — created for fun and not to be mean, from one mistake-maker to the next. Do you [...]

April 2, 2023 admin Journalism/Communications, Photo, Tech 0

In Photos: Crazier COVID Times

While going through my older iPhone photos, I realized quite a few were of our strange surroundings and circumstances from the strictest COVID times during 2020. May they not return. Bare shelves at a Publix March 15, 2020 Colbert’s first at-home show March 18, 2020 News coverage March–July, 2020   [...]

March 11, 2022 admin Health, History, Photo 0

Songbirds Guitar Museum in Chattanooga Has World’s Largest Collection of its Kind

Songbirds Guitar Museum — opened in 2017 in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee — has more than 1,700 fretted instruments in its collection, touted as the world’s largest private one specifically of rare and vintage guitars. The collection’s value: more than $200 million. I recently visited the museum’s main showroom ($15.95 at [...]

August 20, 2019 admin History, Music & Arts, Photo 0

After Hurricane Irma at Paynes Prairie

In the days after Hurricane Irma, as water continued to rise across Paynes Prairie, Donald Forgione noticed something off about Camps Canal to the southeast of the park’s center. The canal was dug in 1927 by the Camp family to divert incoming water from their farmland on the prairie, providing [...]

April 11, 2018 admin Journalism/Communications, Nature & Wildlife, Photo 0

Amid Loss, 95-Year-Old WWII Vet Finds ‘Salvation’ in Volunteering

Toward the end of World War II, Navy plane mechanic Bob Ernst was stationed at Kaneohe Bay near Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, helping assemble Lockheed PV-1 Venturas that had been shipped in parts from the U.S. mainland for use in the Pacific. Before arriving there, Ernst already had about three [...]

December 1, 2017 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0

There for Two D-Days and a Nuke, Sailor Was ‘Gung-Ho to Go’

William “Bill” Wilcox doesn’t dump his storied history on you all at once (to get it, you have to coax pieces out one at a time), nor does he ever stray from meek when telling it. His voice keeping soft, his hearing working against him, Wilcox eventually steers into his [...]

November 3, 2017 admin History, Journalism/Communications, Photo 0