Enemy of the State

Last night we watched Enemy of the State, starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, and Jon Voight.  This movie was made in 1998, pre-9/11, and watching it in today’s climate was downright scary.  The basic premise is that a Congressman is murdered because of his refusal to support a bill that authorizes the government to initiate … Continue reading Enemy of the State

Challenger Reflections

This past week marked the 20th anniversary of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.  Much has already been said about this being a seminal moment in history, similar to the JFK assassination or the 9/11 attacks.  Everyone remembers where they were when they heard the news of (fill in the blank.) For me, the anniversary drives … Continue reading Challenger Reflections

Stax Seafood Grill

After a long day of chain-sawing and clearing debris from the last ice storm, Laura and I decided to treat ourselves to one of our favorite Greenville restaurants. I figured it was also high time this place got a review here. Background The Stax restaurant empire was founded by brothers George and Frank Stathakis, and … Continue reading Stax Seafood Grill