Southern Fiction Author, Freelance Writer & Retired Clown

Tag: Family

Just think, what a happy life we could live

Just think, what a happy life we could live

I hate Valentine’s Day. As we have all realized by now, everything about this designated day of “love” is painfully artificial. (Except the chocolates, they are delicious…) What is so egregiously insulting about this fake holiday is that *real* love is actually the antithesis of […]

For family and conecuh sausage

For family and conecuh sausage

The feeling starts not long after crossing the border, south of Dothan. Though the cotton fields are long past harvest in late November, a light dusting of leftover rebel snow is still tangled in the grassy shoulders of the road. From the car window I […]

*Exhale*

*Exhale*

The surgery was a success! I’m so exhausted I can’t form much in the way of coherent thoughts, but here’s my semi-poetic recap of the last few days: Long drive Valet parking Cold air Waiting room Cousin Owen (Smiles) Paper curtains Nervous goodbyes Long hours […]