Month: November 2011

November 2011 Newsletter

Thomas R. Lawrence 456 South 10th Street Opelika, AL 36801 334-737-2727 As I See It!™ November  2011 Volume 2, Number 10 In This Issue:  Welcome from Tom Fifty-Four Years Later So You Want To Be An Entrepreneur Front Porch Press College Football 2011 As I Like it!TM […]

College Football 2011

COLLEGE FOOTBALL 2011 Most of the teams in the SEC West have eleven games under their belt. LSU and Alabama have consumed the rest of the West in a fairly impressive manner. I realize that LSU still has to play Arkansas and Alabama must face Auburn on the […]

Fifty-Four Years Later

FIFTY-FOUR YEARS LATER Clista Hunter and G.R. Hardin grew up on adjacent farms in Bolivar County, Mississippi. They could see each other’s houses just across some of the best “ice cream “cotton land this side of the Nile. They have been best friends since toddlerhood. The first classmate […]

River Terrace Restaurant

RIVER TERRACE RESTAURANT It has been my experience that Cajun and Creole restaurants located outside of South Louisiana generally fall short of the mark. I felt this apprehension as we entered the River Terrace Restaurant in Columbia, Tennessee. My local friends, who are well traveled and have a […]

In Defense of Grits

IN DEFENSE OF GRITS There are many traditional southern dishes that I wouldn’t touch with a stick. I don’t want to be in the room with chitterlings, nor can I abide mountain oysters or rooster fries. I think buttermilk should be fed to the hogs, or in the […]