Letter From The Editor 

I just put my daughter on a plane back to her home in Austin, Texas. "Why don't you come down and see me this summer?" she said as I hugged her goodbye. "I'll look into it," I said. So I did. I…

full article »

Comments (16)

Showing 1-16 of 16

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-16 of 16

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

  • The Death of Status Symbols

    • Oct 6, 2016
  • Making Tennessee Great Again!

    I'm writing this from the restroom facility at Big Hill Pond State Park in southern McNairy County. On Monday, I commandeered the building, which contains the men's and women's restrooms, some racks of pamphlets, and two vending machines. There's no one here right now, but I plan to stay as long as necessary to protest the fact that the state of Tennessee is run by oppressive know-nothings who wouldn't know small government — or freedom, for that matter — if it bit them on their considerable backsides ...

    • Jan 7, 2016
  • Detention Deficit

    Exactly seven years ago this week, I wrote a column decrying a proposal by city engineers to turn the Overton Park Greensward into an 18-foot-deep "detention basin" designed to stop flooding in Midtown. The engineers claimed we'd hardly notice the football-field-sized bowl. "Except," I wrote then, "when it rains hard, at which time, users of Overton Park would probably notice a large, 18-foot-deep lake in the Greensward. Or afterward, a large, muddy, trash-filled depression."

    • Mar 10, 2016

From the Archives

  • Letter From The Editor

    Sunday is Earth Day. Getting the family together? Got some big plans to celebrate? For most of you, I'm guessing not ...
    • Apr 19, 2012
  • Letter from The Editor

    I just flew back from a vacation in France, and boy, mes bras sont fatigués.

    France is my wife's home country, and for the last couple of weeks I've been doing a lot of listening, as she and her family spoke français at mach-speed. Oh, I nodded as though I understood, and I laughed when they did. But I wasn't fooling anyone ...

    • Mar 22, 2012
  • More »

More by Bruce VanWyngarden

Most Commented On

Top Viewed Stories

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation