Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Sunday is Mother’s Day. And I must admit, my thoughts of Mother’s Day have changed over the years. For the …

May 4th, 2016 |  

Sixty-Five and counting

Sixty-Five and counting

Ok, I turn 65 this week. That’s right, sixty-five. The big six five, three score and five, a half century …

March 30th, 2016 |  

Inside RBS High School

Inside RBS High School

Next week is finals week at Red Boiling Springs High School. Starting Monday, December 8 thru Thursday, December 17, finals …

December 9th, 2015 |  

Green Walnuts and Tobacco Gum

Last fall, while on a hike in the Brim Hollow, I picked up a bucket-full of green walnuts. My first …

December 2nd, 2015 |  

A Thanksgiving Poem

I’m thankful for dirt roads, and winding creeks, And rolling hills and mountain peaks. For a great big, blue sky, …

November 25th, 2015 |  

The feel of late Fall

I love this time of the year. It has been documented in other columns I have written. Cooler nights are …

November 18th, 2015 |  

Giving Thanks with a grateful heart

Giving Thanks with a grateful heart

“Be thankful unto Him and bless His name. For the Lord is good. His mercy is everlasting and His truth …

November 11th, 2015 |  

Gathering Corn; a thing of the past

My earliest memories of a cornfield take me back to a time when I was four years old. In those …

November 4th, 2015 |  

A Halloween to Remember

A Halloween to Remember

When I arrived at The University of Tennessee in the fall of 1970, I found myself being at loose ends …

October 28th, 2015 |  

Pocket Knives uses vary

Pocket Knives uses vary

I’m a flannel shirt and jeans kind of guy. Give me a soft flannel shirt, a pair of faded jeans …

October 14th, 2015 |  

Tough Times

It’s almost that time of year again – the time when tobacco farmers begin hauling their crop to market. I …

October 7th, 2015 |  


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