Too Sexy For My Boots

Too Sexy For My Boots

Upstate South Carolina saw the arrival of the first frozen precipitation of the season as the night of January 15, 2022 gave way to the light of January 16, 2022. By the conclusion of this chilly event, we had five inches of sleet and very little snow. Our new solar...
Happy New Year, 2022

Happy New Year, 2022

As I take pen in hand, the new year winks at me and grins. It arrived amid a loud and often-repeated burst of fireworks. I was still unable to sleep at 3:00…(sigh) We’ve lived on this property for many years and either we have doubled the number of...
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...

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