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The Brier Patch

You can kind of see where it’s heading.  Hillary wins, maybe by a landslide.  Some Republicans lose their seats in Congress.  In the coming years two or three liberal judges get appointed to the Supreme Court.   236 more words


Listening to White Noise

I was having breakfast at a restaurant this morning, seated near a table of people (genders will not be revealed) who were gabbing incessantly. The conversation was about the usual stuff: places they had been, what they’d seen there, and, most importantly, whether or not their experience had been good or bad. 629 more words

Laughing Place Challenge

One of my favorite Disney movies is Song Of The South about the tales of Uncle Remus and his crafty friend, Brer Rabbit.

He is always outsmarting Brer Fox and Brer Bear, and… 408 more words

Christian Marriage

Museum Visit: Wren's Nest (Atlanta, GA)

The Wren’s Nest is one of Atlanta’s historic attractions — the house of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories! I visited over Christmas break and was very impressed indeed. 518 more words


Uncle Remus

I found Joel Chandler Harris’s Uncle Remus at the thrift store, for cheap-as-free, and picked it up. Then I put it down for a few months before I really got around to finishing it. 214 more words

Book Nook

What Brer Rabbit knew

Alice Walker first heard the story of Brer Rabbit and the tar baby from her parents. Their telling of it carried a punch whited out of the version made famous by Joel Chandler Harris through his creation Uncle Remus and its subsequent Disney-fication. 422 more words

Alice Walker

Molasses and me

It felt like an eternity, my head tipped to the side, watching and waiting for the molasses to trickle out of the bottle into my measuring cup. 424 more words

Food Writing