Category Archives: John White Blog

Covid19

COVID-19: a time for reflection

Wow!  Who would have thought that a virus could bring us to our current dilemma?  It’s upsetting!  It will cause both the weak and those who consider themselves to be strong to participate in serious reflections.  It’s a perfect storm… Read Full Article »

What’s age got to do with it?

Once my family sold The Beacon restaurant, I had the opportunity to take my father out for breakfast. He wanted to go to Hardee’s, the original Hardee’s located on Kennedy Street and built by Jerry Richardson, a friend of my… Read Full Article »

Memorial Day

My Gift of Life Today: A Gift on Memorial Day

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the funeral for the father of one of my best friends.  William Harold Simmons lived to the ripe age of 91 and passed away peacefully at his home.  He was born in… Read Full Article »

What can we learn from the life of the “King of the Wild Frontier?”

He was from Tennessee, not Texas. His formal education lasted only four days. He helped foil the assassination of President Andrew Jackson. And many believe he was one of the last men standing at the Battle of the Alamo. Born… Read Full Article »