A Lighter Slice of the Writing Life

This was a piece I wrote quite a few years ago. It's - whew  : - )  - a true story. Oh, I didn't leave the recorded phone message. I only wanted to. But every other call actually happened. I am wiser now. : - ) In the Yellow Pages, Under “Writers” By Jesse Mullins There once was a writer who wanted...

Unnamed Sources Sully Journalism – And Life

What do jurisprudence, tabloid journalism, and the Watergate-era informant known to history as Deep Throat have to do with each other? We might find that a stroll down journalism’s (and history’s) back roads reveals something about our nation’s ever-greater need for forthrightness and plain-spokenness....

Passing Thoughts

By Jesse Mullins It is interesting that the Bible doesn’t so much promise quality of life as just life itself. We tend to focus on the quality of life, or worry about it, or dream of it, overlooking the very fact of life. The Bible says very little about life in heaven. The Bible says, you shall have life,...

Wonders Never Cease: The Great Daylight Fireball and Other Sights I’ve Seen

Time and Chance Probably the most amazing physical phenomenon I have ever witnessed—and ever will—occurred on Aug. 10, 1972, when I was yet a teenager and was working as a horse wrangler on the Heart Six Guest Ranch in northwestern Wyoming, a few miles from the settlement of Moran. I witnessed what has...

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