EPIGRAM FOR SOUTHERN PERSPECTIVES
HUMAN PROGRESS IS NEITHER AUTOMATIC NOR INEVEITABLE…EVERY STEP TOWARD THE GOAL OF JUSTICE REQUIRES SACRIFICE, SUFFERING, AND STRUGGLE; THE TIRELESS EXERTIONS AND PASSIONATE CONCERNS OF DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS.
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
THIS IS NOT AMERICA
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Category Archives: Reflections
NanaSlo and Grandbaby Ella – Day One of Babysitting (just before Mama Caroline got home from work) please get home soon, Mama, the Nanas exhaust me Stay tuned.
I’ll be just fine and dandy, Lord it’s like a hard candy Christmas. I’m barely getting through tomorrow, but still I won’t let sorrow bring me way down. —— Carol Hall lyrics from the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in … Continue reading
Pretty will be the first to tell anyone that I am the world’s last to know anything about pop culture because I am not a twitterer, instagrammer, pinterester, redditer, or snapchatterer. I am not linked in, tik tokked, or tuned … Continue reading
“The oak trees were alive with color in the midst of the evergreens. Bright red and yellow leaves catching the sunlight as Daddy and I walked through the brush. The smell of the pines was fresh and all around us. … Continue reading
Pretty and I have so much to be thankful for this year I plan to do a Very Thankful Thanksgiving post in the next few days – complete with pictures of our six weeks old baby granddaughter. Thanksgiving is my … Continue reading
Good morning … or afternoon, he said glancing at the clock on the wall, why don’t you come over here and we can talk while we wait? I glanced around the usually filled waiting room at the rehab facility to … Continue reading
Pretty began today by announcing she wished we turned back the clocks every night. If we did, she continued, she would be out of bed every morning at a respectable hour. That’s hilarious, I said, and laughed. Our conversation went … Continue reading
Give credit where credit is due. Mick Mulvaney was actually born in Alexandria, Virginia – not South Carolina, according to his Wikipedia profile, and grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. He didn’t attend any schools or colleges in South Carolina … Continue reading
Pretty and I actually watched the Dems debate last night together all the way to the end of the three hours plus a few minutes over (which was significant because Pretty typically gets her debate news from Twitter so I … Continue reading