Archive: 2016
Robert Lewis Dabney Cripps

42 years, 9 months and 5 days…that is how long I’ve had one, or more, of my children continually in the household. It started with my oldest son, J.T., in 1973 and continued through Robert who just started college. Of course, it really doesn’t end there as my step-daughter, Becca Lynn, will place me in 50+ year category before she

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U.S. at Night

Synopsis: Leading experts say the U.S. power grid is vulnerable to catastrophic failure due to an EMP blast, massive solar flare, cyberattack or physical terrorist attack. There have been books written and even a 208 page report by a congressional commission. It does not paint a pretty picture. Americans must be prepared because the U.S. government obviously isn’t. THE VULNERABILITY

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Southern Hospitality

The following article comes from the Cripps Vault. It is an old blog post from 2006 which was condensed from a speech I gave sometime in the 90s. All I can say is the once-great virtue known as Southern Hospitality has really gone down hill further from the time I wrote the original speech. SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY The South is known

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