Not So Personal Essays

Most of these essays, although they are based on personal experiences, concentrate on elements not so personal.

Click on the essay title, go to essay.  Click on the author’s names, go to their bio pages and a complete list of their essays.

John W. Pinkerton

...and I Ain’t Too Sure About You..........

John W. Pinkerton

And, of Course, We Taught..........Elsa

Anti-intellectualism My Butt..........

John W. Pinkerton

Attaboy, 8..........

John W. Pinkerton


Beards Are Trending..........John W. Pinkerton

Big Changes Little Noted..........

John W. Pinkerton

Bigwigs.......... John W. Pinkerton

Bitcoins..........Bob Hurt

Bob and Silent K.......... John W. Pinkerton

Check Your Box..........Sherrine Moore

Coaches.......... John W. Pinkerton

College Degrees:

Look before You Leap.......... John W. Pinkerton

Creepy Places......... John Pinkerton

Dog Days..........Paul Hord

Double Vision..........Jay Brakefield


Drinking and Camping and the Presidents.......... John W. Pinkerton

Enemies Can Be  Blessings.......... John W. Pinkerton

Epilogue.........Frank Cox III

Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum.......... John W. Pinkerton

Fifteen Minutes of Fame.........

John Pinkerton

First, Do No Harm.......... John W. Pinkerton

Flyover County.......... John W. Pinkerton

Fog.......... John W. Pinkerton

Frog or Toad?.......... John W. Pinkerton

From Alvin to Yogi.......... John W. Pinkerton

Give Me a Damned Break.......... John W. Pinkerton

Gravity’s Pull on Me.......... John W. Pinkerton

Hang Those Deniers.......... John W. Pinkerton

Hate.......... John W. Pinkerton

High Self-Esteem and Expectations.......... John W. Pinkerton

Hitchin’.......... John W. Pinkerton

Hell, It’s On.......... John W. Pinkerton

Humility......... John W. Pinkerton

Hunting.......... John W. Pinkerton

I Am a Lucky Man.......... John W. Pinkerton

I Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Technology.......... John W. Pinkerton

I Like Rich People.......... John W. Pinkerton

Icons and Judgments.......... John W. Pinkerton

If You’re a Man over Thirty.......... John W. Pinkerton

Impossible?.......... John W. Pinkerton

Intelligence.......... John W. Pinkerton

Irish.......... John W. Pinkerton

It’s a Ding Dang Miracle.......... John W. Pinkerton

Kiss My Grits.......... John W. Pinkerton

Know Thyself.......... John W. Pinkerton

Language Matters.......... John W. Pinkerton

Last Meals.......... John W. Pinkerton

Let’s Talk about Goats.......... John W. Pinkerton

Let’s Talk about Hats.......... John W. Pinkerton

Linear Week.......... John W. Pinkerton

Lord Elgin.......... John W. Pinkerton

Make Your Own Double-Inverted Diametric-Apex Cheops Pyramid Psychotronic Twirler........ Bob Hurt

Mathematics.......... John W. Pinkerton

Meaning of Life.......... John W. Pinkerton

My Tree.......... John W. Pinkerton

Nicknames.......... John W. Pinkerton

Nod Once for “No”..........Bill Tune

Old Age and Nursing Homes.......... John W. Pinkerton

Oops!.......... John W. Pinkerton

PC--Not Personal Computer--Politically Corrent..........Sherrine Moore

Photography......... John W. Pinkerton

Public Education.......... John W. Pinkerton

Religion or Not.......... John W. Pinkerton

Resolving and Relevance.........Michael O’brien

Richard Milhous Nixon.......... John W. Pinkerton

Round Top.......... John W. Pinkerton

Routines.......... John W. Pinkerton

Same Man: Same Problem.......... John W. Pinkerton

Satchel Page was right, petty much..........Jay Brakefield

Silly, Stupid and Insand Laws........ Mick Stratton

Some Things Just Don’t Make Sense..........Rhonda Wheeler Cook

Shakespeare’s Man.......... John W. Pinkerton

Shock.......... John W. Pinkerton

Southern Waving.......... John W. Pinkerton

Stupid Norwegians?.......... John W. Pinkerton

Suicide Happens.......... John W. Pinkerton

Sundays, the Sabbath, and Blue Laws..........

John W. Pinkerton

The Cool Kids’ Table.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Death Sentence.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Gospel According to Bill..........Bill Tune

The Hero Season.........Michael O’brien

The Love of a Winged One..........Bob Pankey

The Merging........ Mick Stratton

The Moon and Green Cheese.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Mystery of Electricity.......... John W. Pinkerton

The One-Eyed Man.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Penny........... John W. Pinkerton

The Psychotronic Twirler..........Bob Hurt

The Roll of ISIS in the West........ Bob Hurt

The Romance Is Over.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Silent Generation.......... John W. Pinkerton

The Watchers..........Grady Arnold

Thinking Inside the Box.........Michael O’brien

This Is an Intervention.......... John W. Pinkerton

Tibia Vara.......... John W. Pinkerton

Time or Maybe Not.......... John W. Pinkerton

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream.......... John W. Pinkerton

Transcendentalism.......... John W. Pinkerton

Trismegistus.......... John W. Pinkerton

Twenty-four in One.......... John W. Pinkerton

UFOs and Me.......... John W. Pinkerton

Useless Memories.......... John W. Pinkerton

Wallowing in Grief.......... John W. Pinkerton

We Call Our Daddies Daddy.......... John W. Pinkerton

Okay, We Need to Talk.......... John W. Pinkerton

Weird Physics.......... John W. Pinkerton

What a Strange World.......... John W. Pinkerton

What’s Under Your Bed?.......... John W. Pinkerton

Whiskers..........Bob Hurt

You’re Still Not the Boss of Me.......... John W. Pinkerton

Zombies.......... John W. Pinkerton

enough

Paul Harvey: American Hero

Hell, It’s On





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Miscellaneous


Epilogue by Frank Cox III

Thomas Hatfield’s Rudder from Leader to Legend

by Sue Ann Lockard