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…

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A Quick Trip to Wisconsin and What I Thought About for 2,000 Miles

This past weekend was a whirlwind. Thursday afternoon, we attached an empty U-Haul to the back of the vehicle (because apparently it's $400 cheaper to rent round trip than one way— $400!!), and headed to Wisconsin. Our Christmas decorations (among other items) were still in the storage garage and we were running out of weekends…

A Letter to My First Born and Chocolate Ice Cream

Yesterday I picked up my oldest from the airport. She graduated from college last May, and then spent the summer as a counselor at an idyllic camp in the Adirondacks. Now she is figuring out the "what comes next" part of her life. What follows is a letter I wrote, but never shared with her.  I…