Duane Cross


Writer. Editor. Sarcastic Curmudgeon.

A good ol’ boy who continues to rage, rage against the dying of the light.



This website contains information unsuitable for overly sensitive persons with low self-esteem, no sense of humor, or irrational religious beliefs.

This is not a safe place. I am not going to debate politics; most politicians are pathetic humans. I am not going to discuss religion; faith is my go-to. I will not argue he, she, him, her; live and let live.

What you will get is my take on how everyday life is a) worth living and 2) fucked up. We’re just here to make the most of it. No one has the promise of tomorrow. We cannot change yesterday. There’s no need to worry about tomorrow.

I choose to make the best of today.


Been there, done that


Four kids – two boys, two girls – with unique personalities and individuality that make each sheer joy to watch navigate life.


Married to the mentally strongest woman I’ve met, who also is whip-smart and hotter’n fish grease. The kids won the lottery with her.


I’ve covered everything from small-town sheriffs to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks to every major sports championship.

Fun Fact

As an inaugural NASCAR Hall of Fame voting panel member in 2009, I did not check the box for Dale Earnhardt. (I did in Year 2.)


I said what I said

E Pluribus Unum – Out of many, one

E Pluribus Unum – Out of many, one

The Founding Fathers put forth the U.S. motto: E Pluribus Unum. “Out of many, one.” Then, the zealots at the gate of freedom began to change the narrative.

The moment that changed America

The moment that changed America

Barack Obama is the epitome of “what’s wrong” in America. After all, he picked on Donald Trump🍄 – a white guy! In public, no less!

The Brat Pack

The Brat Pack

The Brat Pack became synonymous with 1980s coming-of-age films that that resonated and left an indelible mark on the era.

Quote Mark



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