What to Watch for at Billy Beckham’s Long-Awaited Funeral Service

This piece originally appeared on The Weekly Humorist here: What to Watch for at Billy Beckham's Long-Awaited Funeral Service After seventy-two years of waiting, the funeral service of William C. (Billy) Beckham, the retired air conditioner repairman and Home Depot paint department attendant from Paragould, Arkansas is finally here, and it looks like it will … Continue reading What to Watch for at Billy Beckham’s Long-Awaited Funeral Service

Let’s Make This Go Viral: A Man With Dementia Writes a Touching Letter to His Family

This piece originally appeared on Robot Butt here: Let's Make This Go Viral: A Man With Dementia Writes a Touching Letter to His Family As I sit here on my sofa near the end of a life that was full and good, reflecting, I can’t help but think of the twists and turns I have taken … Continue reading Let’s Make This Go Viral: A Man With Dementia Writes a Touching Letter to His Family

Advice for My Son on Becoming a Man

This piece originally appeared on Slackjaw here: Advice for My Son on Becoming a Man Always stand when a lady enters a room, and never sit back down. “Like” everything you can on Facebook. There may come a time when you can’t. Don’t blink. Ever. Linus didn’t need that blanket. Always take your phone in the … Continue reading Advice for My Son on Becoming a Man