Stand With Smoke

Red Dirt Clay

Photo courtesy of TJ Slideways Photo courtesy of TJ Slideways


For the last several weeks I have watched a great champion and a great man be dragged through the mud by reporters, a sheriff and a DA. I did what others thought I should do and I sat on my hands. His case has now been sent to a Grand Jury. It’s time to stop sitting on my hands. This editorial may well cost me everything that I have worked so hard for and if it does, at least I can say that I lost it showing loyalty to a friend and a mentor. Honestly that means more than any accolade or acknowledgment that I could ever receive because it will give me the peace of mind that I was true to my roots and who I am as well as a man that has given so much to so many and gone out…

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