Tag: Rob Whittle

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Life on the water

By Rob Whittle I have a love affair with water – rivers, oceans, bays, lakes and ponds. I like to look at them, smell them...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: The people you meet on...

By Rob Whittle This winter, I was fortunate enough to take a vacation to the Midwest. Actually, it was the west coast of Florida, but...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Poor Robert’s book club

By Rob Whittle I haven’t read a book in years; however, I listen prolifically. I here offer a list of books I’ve “read” fairly recently....

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Memorable bon mots

By Rob Whittle While still an undergraduate at the University of Georgia, the great Southern humorist Lewis Grizzard returned from one of his two...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: A game to remember

By Rob Whittle In 2000, the movie “Remember the Titans” immortalized the 1971 T.C. Williams football team as it successfully struggled to integrate its...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: Mad Men

By Rob Whittle If, when you buy an econo-sized bottle of shampoo, you wonder which will last longer – you or it – you’re...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: New BIZ-ness

By Rob Whittle Every business is competitive. From street vendors to aerospace companies to car dealers to hair salons, capitalism requires that the winners provide...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: A spring break to remember

An important decision in a college junior’s life is where and with whom to spend spring break. In the days before “college kids gone...

Command this!

By Rob Whittle The Washington Commanders not only ruined my Sunday, but, worse, they ruined this column. I was all set, after they went 2-0, to...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: What a dude!

When Benjamin Franklin finally died at the then-ancient age of 84, the largest crowd ever assembled in the New World – 20,000 – gathered...