The beautiful Pennyrile region bordered by the historic Tradewater River forms the setting for my books and stories. You may contact me for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I was sitting on my front porch on a very early morning in September, listening to the twittering of birds. They flew high and fast across the milky blue sky, as if they were getting in all the fun they could before winter set in. At six a.m. it was still cool, with a misty … Continue reading THE SIMPLE THINGS
March 25, 2019 My dad’s sister, Pauline McClearn, was probably the most influential person in my life from the time I was born. My mom and dad both worked, so I stayed with my dad’s mother, who lived just down the alley from us. Aunt Pauline and Uncle Jimmy lived next door to us. … Continue reading The Most Influential Person in my Life…my Aunt Pauline
Family Run Service Stations You see them everywhere: gas/convenience stores with self serve pumps. Even the smallest towns have them. While efficient and quick, they don’t have the same folksy, take-your-time friendliness of the old Texaco, Gulf, and Sinclair stations of yesteryear. And I’m not crazy about all the digital stuff. I miss just turning … Continue reading Old Fashioned Service Stations
Just when you think winter is through with you, he turns around, barges back in, and says, “And another thing!” (I didn’t make this one up, it’s been going around Facebook.) Will it ever end? Every day with sunshine I get fooled into thinking it’s warm outside, so I go out without a jacket and … Continue reading Spring…Just Around the Corner?