Future in My Hand

There’s a song by Neil Young called “Loose Change,” the refrain of which aptly describes the state of […]

Settle Down Now, Broom

It’s interesting the things you remember about relatives, their quirks and snippets of things they said. My Uncle […]

Romancing the Shed

When searching for our dream place when we moved back to Lawrence County, Tennessee, Kerry and I had […]


This article appeared in the Sunday, June 21, 2015, issue of The Lawrence County Advocate: Recently, my cousins […]

Morning Snuggle Time

Early morning, even before 5. Daddy leaves to get an early start with his work. I let the […]

Civics 101

This article appeared in the March 25, 2015, issue of The Lawrence County Advocate. In the ‘60s and […]

Immigration: Truth and Myths

This article was published in the Lawrence County Advocate on Wednesday, December 17, 2014. On a recent Sunday, […]

Government, More or Less

This op-ed was published in the Wednesday, October 29, 2014, edition of the Lawrence County Advocate. In Wednesday’s […]