J.C. Bruce Blog

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Pray For Us. We’re Off to the Conch Republic

Pray For Us. We’re Off to the Conch Republic On behalf of the Trump Administration, we’re heading to Key West soon to answer the burning question on everyone’s lips: Instead of opening our doors...

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Of Santa and Unintelligent Design

Of Santa and Unintelligent Design It’s Christmas, which means it’s that time of year when a federal court somewhere renders a ruling on the separation of church and state. A few years ago, U.S....

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Recalling the Big Wind

Recalling the Big Wind Julie Weindel still has the two tickets to the Xenia High School play she bought for her parents 30 years ago. They never got to see her perform. It was...

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Golfing with Hugh

Golfing with Hugh NOCONA, TX. – Playing golf with Hugh Martin was as much an Easter egg hunt as a round on the links. At least I always thought of it that way. Hugh...

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Don’t Super Size Me

Don’t Super Size Me So there I was, in the drive-through line at my favorite Scottish restaurant, when the scratchy voice on the squawk box asked if I wanted cheese on the breakfast biscuit...

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Marcus the Greatest

Marcus the Greatest This is the story of Marcus the Greatest. And young love. And heartbreak. It’s also the story of a grandmother’s gift and the power of a talisman. Marcus is 21 years...

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Goldwater Stirred Things Up

Goldwater Stirred Things Up Barry Goldwater will be remembered for a lot of things, but I recall him most for his stories, his frankness, and his chili. I met Goldwater more than 20 years...