Category Archives: Slice of Life

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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today I need a little help


Dear Anybody, More images of killings in our streets, parking lots, playgrounds, classrooms, movie theaters, night clubs, houses of worship, baseball fields, homes, offices, You Name the Scene of another one before Shazam does. Another series of cases of blatant … Continue reading

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a little spanish mixed with a little bit of yankee and a lot of midwest


Pretty and I (along with the rest of the world) watched the final episode of Season Two of Big Little Lies this past week which reminded me of a story I wrote that became a chapter of I’ll Call It … 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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all my happy trails lead to Pretty


I Wonder if Columbus Kept a Journal (chapter one from Four Ticket Ride) In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. Five hundred years later in 1992 the maiden voyage of the Space Shuttle Endeavor began when the spacecraft was launched … Continue reading

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happy 4th? not according to the immigrants who founded our country


July, 1776 (image from Deseret News, July 04, 2014) (image from Deseret News, July 04, 2014) I find it impossble to say the words Happy 4th. this year when there is no real life, no liberty whatsoever and certainly no … 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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