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…

Rum Cake

O.K., one more post and then I’m done for the night. I just made a couple of rum cakes, one for the church bazaar and…

Faucon Salad

Generally speaking, having a good time at work is preferable to keeping that old nose to the grindstone, don’t you think? There used to be…

Not Enough Silver

Normally, everything would be on silver. But there was not enough silver in Williamson County for Larry Kirk’s funeral reception. I talked to you a…