Barry Courter has a 23-year-old son who graduated from college last year and a 19-year-old daughter who is a freshman in college.
THINGS I WISH MY KIDS WOULD ASK ME
Q: Dad, what's on your mind?
A: The same thing that is on a lot of minds, I suppose. Don't trust anyone you meet online. And sadly, I suppose you should be leery of people you meet in person. Just when I don't think I can be surprised anymore at the level of simple meanness some people can muster, someone raises, or lowers, the bar.
Barry Courter is staff reporter and columnist for the Times Free Press. He started his journalism career at the Chattanooga News-Free Press in 1987. He covers primarily entertainment and events for ChattanoogaNow, as well as feature stories for the Life section. Born in Lafayette, Ind., Barry has lived in Chattanooga since 1968. He graduated from Notre Dame High School and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in broadcast journalism. He previously was ...