My name is James Knox. I have a Communications Degree from SIU-C, and also have a degree in Behaviorial Science. I was born in Union City, Tennessee, but grew up in St. Louis Missouri. I am a St. Louis sports fan, loving the Blues and Cardinals. I am a fan of Alabama football and Illinois basketball. I am outspoken and fully believe in being a realist. I am a baseball and softball umpire. I am a cancer survivor and now live life to the fullest. I have an opinion on everything and at the very least it is an educated one...I hope you enjoy my blog and my opinions. I am open to suggestions!!!