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TOO MUCH SUGAR FOR A DIME

Whenever my Grandmother was confronted by a person or situation that was beyond the pale of normal behavior, or just over the top, she would always say, “That’s just too much sugar for a dime.” I had such an experience surrounding the Mississippi State v LSU football game. […]

THE TRAVELING CHURCH

ST.LUKE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH CAHABA, 1854 -1878 MARTIN’S STATION 1878 2008 CAHABA (For Now)   I woke up this past Sunday morning with a pounding hangover. No, I didn’t fall off the wagon on Saturday night, but I did stay up and watch the entire MSU-USM football game, and […]

MEETING NEW FRIENDS

The Pan Am Clipper finally landed in Panama City, just at sundown. My mother, my little brother and I had been flying for seventeen hours, and everyone was a little cranky. It seemed like it had been at least a month since we’d departed from New Orleans International […]

THE HELEN KELLER FESTIVAL

This past weekend, Clista and I had the opportunity to spend some time at the Helen Keller Festival in Tuscumbia, Alabama. One of the premier events on the last two days of the festival, is a book signing at Coldwater Books in downtown Tuscumbia. In 2011, I had […]

GOOD STUFF TO EAT

Of all of the human activities that bring us pleasure, nothing tops eating. Most of us indulge three or more times a day, and rather than decreasing with age, this passion just keeps getting better and better. By the time we reach maturity, if ever we really do, […]