What can YOU say in six sentences?
On Valentines Day, Bootsy Sykes was kickin’ it old school: a dozen long-stemmed reds, a heart shaped box of bonbons and a reservation at Jimmy-John’s Rib Shack (which just got its liquor license after three years of kissing up to a county commissioner and a probate judge).
Bootsy’s last romance with Jessie Franks, head cashier at the Home Depot in Wetumpka, didn’t go as…Continue
Bootsy Sykes’ latest romance was going well and, knock on wood and cross his love-scarred heart, this year he would have a date for New Year’s Eve.
Jessie Franks, head cashier at the Home Depot in Wetumpka, was not only a fair dancer and avid bass angler, hot dog, she got on well with his closest friends, the Shiners, and his Irish setter, Bear.
Although Wetumpka was nowhere…Continue
Bootsy Sykes awoke with a hangover that only brain surgery could cure, a hangover that caused a seam to open in the known universe, leaving Bootsy on one side while all other matter sped away, away.
Medicating himself with a strawberry-banana-tequila smoothie was his usual m.o., except that on this day, he could not tolerate the sound of his blender.
He let Bear outside to pee while he…Continue
Bootsy Sykes was wasting away again in Margaritaville.
At 9 a.m., wearing only University of Alabama Crimson Tide boxer shorts, Bootsy lurched down his driveway with a frosted mug in one hand and garden hose in the other to spray away the pollen on his battered pickup truck.
His flamboyant Irish setter, Bear, whose farts could clear an auditorium, pranced alongside, ready to catch any…Continue
Bootsy Sykes twisted in his fawn, corduroy La-Z-Boy to reach a bag of Salt ‘N Vinegar potato chips without having to get up or take his eyes off the television screen.
His beloved 'Bama was in sudden-death overtime against number one LSU.…
Bootsy Sykes was disappointed when the World Series rolled around, seeing as there were no Southern teams in contention (he did not consider Texas part of the true South).
But he decided to pull for the Giants if for no other reason than a whole lot of rich Texas oil boys would…Continue