Pigeon Droppings

Pigeon droppings: Passion is the key

Pigeon droppings: Passion is the key

Entertainment, Local News, Pigeon Droppings November 10, 2015 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill If you had to describe Eric Lambert in one word, it would be “passionate.” Eric believes if you have passion for something, everything is possible. In college, his friends thought he was funny. He liked the feeling of making them laugh. Eric felt left out of someRead More

Pigeon Droppings: Sweet Halloween

Pigeon Droppings: Sweet Halloween

Local News, Pigeon Droppings October 27, 2015 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I remember my brothers and sisters getting ready for best night ever, as soon as we got out of school. Most of the costumes, we would make ourselves out of an old steamer trunk in the basementRead More

Pigeon droppings: A tribute to Patsy Cline

Pigeon droppings: A tribute to Patsy Cline

Entertainment, Local News, Pigeon Droppings October 24, 2015 at 4:44 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill In my travels around the area I had heard there was another walk down memory lane theater besides the Pigeon Forge legend, Memories show. People would ask me where they could see the show that pays tribute to Patsy Cline. I was in the dark. About aRead More

Pigeon droppings: “two” scoops

Pigeon droppings: “two” scoops

Pigeon Droppings September 22, 2015 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill As the Regal Princess was majestically making her way to the port of Skagway, Alaska, I excitedly entered the Cafe’Del Sol, a cafeteria-style dining room nine decks above the cold Alaska Sea. It has a breath-taking panoramic view of all the magnificent splendor for which the countryRead More

Pigeon droppings: Juggling Jim

Pigeon droppings: Juggling Jim

Entertainment, Local News, Pigeon Droppings September 8, 2015 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Jim Hedrick, or as friends like to call him “Juggling Jim,” was born in New Jersey and as a Navy brat settled in San Diego. He was a big fan of variety shows, in particular Ed Sullivan, and was amazed at the skills of the jugglers. ARead More

Pigeon droppings: an entertainer worthy of a single name

Pigeon droppings: an entertainer worthy of a single name

Entertainment, Pigeon Droppings August 25, 2015 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Doronte is is an entertainer worthy of a single name status. You know, artists that use only their first names and you know who it is. People like Cher, Celine, Frank and Barbra. Born and raised in Atlanta, Doronte was raised by his mother and grandmother untilRead More

Pigeon droppings: Jimmy and Jeff

Pigeon droppings: Jimmy and Jeff

Entertainment, Pigeon Droppings August 14, 2015 at 4:22 am 0 comments

By Bob Hamill For 39 years they have made a pilgrimage to Ft. Mitchell, KY. For the most part, they look like normal people taking a traditional vacation. What’s not normal is what they keep as carry-on luggage: bodies. Imagine the look of the X-ray tech as he pushes theRead More

Pigeon droppings: Gypsy Jess

Pigeon droppings: Gypsy Jess

Entertainment, Pigeon Droppings July 13, 2015 at 9:24 am 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Since my move to Pigeon Forge 23 years ago, I have been an enthusiastic listener of our local station Mix 105.5 FM. While I don’t drive a lot whenever I’m in the car, chances are if it’s in the morning, the Redneck, Jay Adams and the Redcoat,Read More

Pigeon droppings: the bucket list

Pigeon droppings: the bucket list

Pigeon Droppings July 3, 2015 at 2:08 am 0 comments

By Bob Hamill Our life is filled with lists. To do lists, shopping lists, list of ingredients, wish lists, top ten lists, goal lists, reading lists and lists of lists. The lists go on and on. This is a list that has to deal with death, the bucket list. ThisRead More

Pigeon droppings: David Fee

Pigeon droppings: David Fee

Pigeon Droppings June 6, 2015 at 11:53 am 0 comments

By Bob Hamill I first meet David Fee in 1985. We were both Cruise Directors (CD) on Carnival Cruise Lines. When a CD goes on vacation or is being transferred, the next CD spends a week on the ship to get familiar with the day to day operations. David andRead More