GIFTS

UNINTENTIONAL GIFTS

As every parent knows, there is nothing that quite matches the anticipation of a child in the weeks leading to Christmas.  The pile of loot, […]

summerdaze

SUMMER DAZE

SUMMER DAZE All of my childhood summers were spent with my grandparents in the rural south.   It was during those long hot days and […]

BLACKCAT

PIE AND SUPERSTITION

Some southern grandmothers are warm and sweet. They have soft laps meant for snuggling and spoil their grandchildren with soft kisses and hard candies. They […]

AUNTIES

I’ve often heard it said that Southern women, while charming, are all a little bit crazy. Being a Southern woman myself, I take exception to […]

Gone Fishin’

My grandfather was an avid fisherman. On any given Saturday morning, well before the sun was up, he could be found sitting at the kitchen […]