Ugly Brisket

Look at this thing. Just look at it. It won’t even fit on one cutting board. Brisket has just wore out the Chicks in Charge…

Capt’n Tatty

My best friend, Tatty, is a piece of work. We’ve known each other since high school when we spent six weeks in Europe on a…

Cecil and Lee

I always get a little melancholy this time of year. It’s the waning of summer. The last of the tomatoes, corn and peppers. All the…

Twigs and sticks

As you can imagine, we all came home just bloated from the family reunion. Our send-off breakfast at Flapjacks Pancake Cabin (don’t you love Southern…

Baby Girl and Cheetos

Tammy, my daughter-in-law, stumbled onto something that is purely brilliant. We are in the mountains for our family reunion, gorging ourselves on football food (there’s…