My mountain grandfather: ‘Tough as nails’

My mountain grandfather: ‘Tough as nails’

My mountain grandpa — known as “Pap” by all who knew him — was literally tough as nails. I guess that’s how he had to be...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Thoughts of home: Here on Earth, or awaiting in Heaven

Thoughts of home: Here on Earth, or awaiting in Heaven

Recently, my husband and I — along with two of my brothers and their wives — went to the “Singing in the Sun” event at Myrtle ...

May 7th, 2017 |  


Homesteading families in Mountain Creek

Homesteading families in Mountain Creek

There is a place in upper Richmond County that is dear to my heart. No, there is no large building or fancy landscape, but lots of white flint rocks, ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Sandy sang bass:Recollections ofthe church choir

Sandy sang bass:Recollections ofthe church choir

A few weeks ago I saw an old friend from my childhood whom I had not seen in many, many years. During our time of getting reacquainted and catching up...

April 17th, 2017 |  


What really makes us old and wrinkled

What really makes us old and wrinkled

A few weeks ago our grandson’s youth group was having a meal and game night with the senior citizens at their church. After our daughter picked ...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Big rig driver training and snake handling

Big rig driver training and snake handling

Being raised on a farm, I started driving tractors when I was five years old. As I reached my early teens, I was driving every truck and vehicle aroun...

March 25th, 2017 |