Author Interview
Leanna Sain

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

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 born out of trial. This month, we’ll discuss Leanna Sain’s new book, Hush, and explore how hardship helped shape the … Read moreAuthor Interview
Leanna Sain

A Southern Tradition
NASCAR

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 toy cars string in two long rows across the floor. A little boy lies on his belly, making curious sounds … Read moreA Southern Tradition
NASCAR

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 heard. Sifting through books and collected papers, names leap off the pages, make an impression, and attach to me. I … Read moreExploring the Branches:
David Boozer

Recipes from the South:
Grandmother’s Stickies

When I was a girl growing up in the South, we lived in the country until I was 7 years old. The view out my front window was my grandparent’s house across the road. Their yard was decorated with looming oaks, Granddaddy’s car shed, Granddaddy’s plowed field, and the dense woods that wrapped us snug … Read moreRecipes from the South:
Grandmother’s Stickies

Exploring the Branches:
Janie Frances Ruff

The year was 1907. A brief survey of news headlines from that year reveal a handful of noteworthy events. The Chicago Cubs won the first of their two World Series’ before their infamous championship drought. Albert Einstein labored over the theory of relativity. Ford rolled out the Model R for the first time. Oklahoma became … Read moreExploring the Branches:
Janie Frances Ruff

Life’s A Peach

“An apple is an excellent thing—until you have tried a peach.” George du Maurier It’s summertime. Can you smell it? The sweet aroma of freshly picked peaches—there’s nothing like a juicy, mouth-watering, two-napkin peach. And nothing says “the South” like this iconic stone-fruit. Recently, I had the privilege of purchasing a small case of fresh … Read moreLife’s A Peach