Growing Up in the South

Easter Morning

Just after five, I woke. It was Easter morning, though I had not yet registered the fact.  The sound of little doggy toenails clicked, clicked, clicked across my hardwood bedroom floor. I bolted out of

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Our Last Christmas with Daddy

I leaned in close to Daddy. It was a mere two weeks until Christmas, 2011, as well as a handful of days before my daddy’s 77th birthday. He barely responded to my touch. Daddy was

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Baby Dear

I had to be at least five years old, when I first saw her. Mother, Daddy, and I were walking through one of the larger department stores in Columbia, South Carolina. We were making our

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The Storm

Thanksgiving is past. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us. Oh, what a pitiful shame! The holiday season is in full swing. And thus, it seems that across the country, the precipitousness of winter

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Author Interview: Leanna Sain. Feature image for Leanna Sain interview, featuring the book, Hush.

Author Interview
Leanna Sain

Every artist knows that the highs and lows of life play an undeniable role in what we create. Personally, some of my work I hold as most meaningful to me has been that which is

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A Southern Tradition

Let’s talk NASCAR. It’s fast. It’s exciting. Grown men and women fuse cushy in their chairs, whooping and hollering at television screens, watching as their favorite driver’s circle round and round on the tracks. Little

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The BC Story

I grew up in South Carolina. But currently I live in California. At the height of our fire season, and with strong winds forecasted for the upcoming week, PG&E the utility company who provides electricity

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Exploring the Branches:
David Boozer

I’ve become fascinated with uncovering the roots of my past. In my adventures through note and written record, I find folks said to be family. Many are strangers to me, ancestors of which I’ve never

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Little Brown Church in the Vale

I can still hear daddy singing it… Little Brown Church in the Vale. It’s one of those songs that always takes me back to a simpler and sweeter yesteryear. And when I open my heart

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