4,500 Miles of Windshield Time and We’re Still (Happily) Married

Road trips should be a part of premarital counseling. Honestly. I mean can you think of any better way to test compatibility? After almost 29 years, I can honestly say there is no one I'd rather travel with. We keep each other entertained. And there is always Sirius Road Trip Radio to pass the miles.…

6 Things Southwest Georgia Has in Abundance and 3 Things It Does Not

In the Category My Cup Overflows: BBQ Restaurants Ev-e-ry-where you look. We live, where I consider to be, out in the Boonies, yet you will find Tommy's Smokehouse Barbecue just a hop, skip and jump down the road (less than 2 miles as the crow flies) in the quaint unincorporated town of Ellerslie. And Country's…

Coffee Anyone?

Perched on a tall, pebbly-gray vinyl chair in my grandparent's cozy kitchen, I stare at the coffee pot sitting on the stove, willing the liquid inside to begin playing its game of peek-a-boo in the clear glass knob on top. I hear it before I see it. I watch as my grandpa removes the pot…

Back to Normal (As if That’s a Thing)

Seems a lifetime ago that I had a Monday morning like today. A little GMA while drinking a soy latte. (Made for me by me. Sorry Starbucks.) Sprouted grain toast covered with a liberal layer of Earth Balance and freshly ground peanut butter. And laundry. Lots and lots of laundry. And in between loads of…

I’m Challenging You to Use Your Words to Make the World a Kinder Place

I'm sure by now most of you have seen or heard about the Covington High School video. It's kinda hard to miss, unless you've been living under a rock. I'm also fairly confident you have an opinion about the whole thing. But I'm wondering, would your opinion change if: the boy in the video had…