Shown are some of my most recent articles and blog postings.
Elton John’s songs, “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” and “Daniel” hold special meaning for two.
Nov. 7, 1949-March 12, 2022 MORGANFIELD, Ky. — In Cat Alley, when the flood waters recede and the sun comes again, a bouquet of daisies and lilies erupt from the black soil – fertile ground tended by the river bottom farmers and their families. It was in that dark dirt where Brenda Diane Babbs Robinson … Continue reading “Brenda Robinson”
John Glenn Creel is a family doctor that runs his own practice, Walterboro Adult & Pediatric Medicine, and is chief of the Edisto Natchez-Kusso Tribe of SC and pastor of his own church, Little Rock Holiness Church.
“I try to use my time wisely. When I’m sitting, I just can’t sit.”
He’s the King of Corn Dogs and his dogs are known at festivals throughout the Southeast.
It was the summer of 1978 and I discovered RC Cola and baseball. My daddy? Well, he found Billy Beer.
We all could learn a little something from Henry Darby.
He spends his days as the principal of a high school in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.
At night, he stocks shelves at an area Walmart. His pay goes to help needy students and families.
Fat Tuesday has me hungry for fine fescue Most just shake their head and walk away. “No, no, no.”In fact, they are so adverse they’ll suddenly stop and turn, telling me their disdain is so great “I pay $50 every two weeks just so I don’t have to do it.” They cannot comprehend my love … Continue reading “My love of grass”
CLARKSDALE, MS – The man who had a hand in forming the first public cotton ginning operation in the Mississippi Delta and literally planted the idea for a farming enterprise that would become known nationwide passed away peacefully Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the age of 92. And while Bill Heaton may be known for … Continue reading “William Sutcliffe Heaton, Jr. (1925-2018)”
MORGANFIELD, Ky. – In a life that took him from the streets of Uniontown, Ky., to the jungles of Vietnam to towering construction projects along the Ohio River, and retirement days spent on the golf courses across the Southeastern United States, Fred Hite was as solid a man as the massive power plants he helped … Continue reading “Fred M. Hite (1943-2016)”
DENVER, NC – Born on the side of a West Virginia mountain on a cold November day just before the end of World War II, Shane Jones spent the next 75 years overcoming obstacles. He did this through an overwhelming desire to succeed in all he did – exemplified by a loving family that eventually … Continue reading “H. Shane Jones (1944-2020)”
Is there a certain memory that has stuck out in 2020?
For myself, it was a grueling hike up a mountain in the South Carolina Upstate.
Stuck in your creative work? Why not try Charlotte Lit’s Pen to Paper Live!
I ended up with “Jelly and Whiskey in the Mississippi Delta.”
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