Category Archives: photography

a day at the farm off backswamp road


Pretty and I love nothing more than taking our dogs for unleashed adventures, and the farm off Backswamp Road in Hopkins, South Carolina has always been one of our favorite stomping grounds. The farm owned by our good friends Dick … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to our own millenials!


Number One Son and Pretty Too This week Pretty and I had dinner with our Number One Son (Drew) and his wife Pretty Too (Caroline) to begin the celebration of their August birthdays. They are our very own Millenials and … Continue reading

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saltgrass tales (by GP Morris)


GP Morris is the son of my father’s brother Ray. He is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin. He has lived in or around Houston, Texas all of his life but has a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter … Continue reading

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nobody says it better than Serena


This past Tuesday night I spoke at Chris Maw’s monthly social Words and Wine which brings authors and readers together in an informal setting for food, wine, and friendly interaction. My thanks to a friend of many moons, Fred Quattlebaum … Continue reading

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one woman’s bucket list is another woman’s good life


me and my best friend Charly enjoy Pretty’s bucket list Pretty’ s bucket list got one wish lighter this summer with the nearly completed screened in porch in our backyard. We had a screened porch with a wonderful squeaky wooden … Continue reading

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Daddy and his dogs


Lordy, Lordy – my daddy loved his dogs. Daddy with his bird dog in his lap, his open Bible on the table,  and his hunting gun leaning in the background The first and last memories of my daddy always include … Continue reading

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road trippin’


To say my mom and I had a complicated connection is an understatement. What I am grateful for, however, is that neither of us ever gave up on the other; and occasionally we set aside our differences, however briefly, to … Continue reading

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Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home (Happy Pride!)


In June, 2017 I shared my excitement about the upcoming publication of Southern Perspectives – the cover was all I had back then – but I could see the finish line of a very long journey. Two years later I am … Continue reading

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forever faithful – woman’s best friend


Charly has found her spot for my recovery Greetings and salutations from Cardinal Drive in West Columbia, South Carolina, to all my friends and neighbors in real life and cyberspace, too. For those of you who are keeping count with … Continue reading

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easter birthdays, shanghai, champagne and family


My birthday this year is on Easter Sunday, April the 21st. I was born on an Easter Sunday in 1946 and my birthday has been on Easter Sunday one other time in 1957 when I was eleven years old. Get … Continue reading

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