Southern Born

Southern Born

Growing up in the “deep” South doesn’t seem all that unusual. A person has no control over where they were born anymore than we choose who our parents are. You can choose to believe you were just a product of random chance or, like me, I believe I am...
Growing up Country

Growing up Country

Barbara Mandrell released a song about being country when country wasn’t cool. I always liked that song. I can relate to some of what she was singing and I love my country roots. While she shared putting peanuts in her Coke, it was me putting peanuts in my...
The Cobbler’s Corner

The Cobbler’s Corner

My favorite leather sandals snapped. I was hoping the stitching had come loose, but no, the leather had torn. Finding a shoe repair shop in the area seemed almost like a pipe dream. Taking to the internet and using Duck Duck Go, I found an actual cobbler’s shop....
My Parade

My Parade

August 2021 has arrived and it makes me wonder where the year has gone. Do you know where it went? How did 2021 move so rapidly across my path that it didn’t even leave any footprints…or did it? The footprints of this year reveal a few more gray hairs, but...
The Temperature is….WHAT!?

The Temperature is….WHAT!?

With temperatures expected to reach triple digits July 30 and 31…what can I say? It’s hot. Add in the humidity and we’d need a new word for this kind of weather. (I’ll let you know when I create the new word.) — While I may be Southern...
The Truck

The Truck

I drove the truck. I drove Mr. K’s truck. I drove Mr. K’s truck with him in the passenger’s seat. To be honest, it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. This is no small truck. It’s fitted with a goose-neck and it was built to pull. The...

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