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Rose, Rosy & Katrina

The return of the Northwest rain puts me in the right frame of mind to write about “Landfall,” a novel set in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. 869 more words

Books & Literature

Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads (Paul Theroux, 2015)

Why did you choose this book?

The answer to this question is twofold.  First, as part of our Reader’s Advisory group at work, I was required to read a nonfiction book published in either September or October of this year.   474 more words

The Days of the Living Dead

They’re creepy and they’re kooky,
mysterious and spooky,
They’re all together ooky,

the Kiser . . .

        and the Damron . . .

and the Fite . 433 more words


Hugh Acheson on Kohlrabi, Athens and Eating Endangered Species

This interview originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of Where Atlanta magazine.

There’s something special about Hugh Acheson. Maybe it’s his incredible talent in the kitchen. 2,237 more words

United States

Pledging My Summers Away

“I pledge allegiance to the Bible, God’s Holy word. I will make it a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path and will hide its words in my heart that I might not sin against God.” This was the soundtrack to my summers growing up in a small town in Kentucky. 1,474 more words


Don't Accept the Role that the Left Has Given You!

Socialists have a fun game they like to play. It’s called the identity politics game. The identity politics game can be played in five simple steps and it works like this: 1,002 more words



Mother ruled our world like a queen in the kitchen on linoleum floors. I remember so well.

I stood tall counting my age on two hands. 303 more words