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A Path to Where?

A friend of mine died last week, and it has left me wondering about the impact his passing will have on the community, his family, and his friends.  And that bit of wondering led me down the path of thought as to what impact any of our lives have on the town, the environment, the… Continue reading A Path to Where?

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My Granddad

My maternal grandfather was born 2 years after the Civil War on land where the area’s longest and bloodiest battle was fought and is now known as the Chicamauga Military Battlefield in northwest Georgia.   The location and time of his birth made him the man he became: a transplanted southern gentleman whose life was ripped… Continue reading My Granddad

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I Need a Canary

When odors go unnoticed because you can’t smell anything, there is a chance you or your surroundings may need a good scrubbing. I often find myself wondering if my weekly shower is not keeping me free of unpleasant whiffs or if my two doglets are leaving doggie smells throughout my house. I have been known… Continue reading I Need a Canary

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Hale and Hangers

I’ve heard the term ‘hale and hearty’ describing someone’s health, but didn’t know ‘hale’ also is a word used for push or haul.  Granted, my vocabulary is ‘challenged’, meaning it isn’t highly sophisticated or broad, but I can usually understand what is being discussed if spoken in simple English. Back to our topic of the… Continue reading Hale and Hangers