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Herding Cats and Food Jags

Cat food. People food. Ever get too much of a good thing? Folks who grew up in the Great Depression were glad to have chicken on Sundays. In Louisiana, politicians promised “a chicken in every pot and every man a … Continue reading

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Today is Sunday. Thursday is Thanksgiving. Yep, we’re on a marathon dash toward the great family feast. The matriarch of the family always hosts this grand dinner where I come from. When I was a child, we ate at two … Continue reading

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Many of y’all know this past year I lost track of my homeless daughter. Concurrently, I also lost track of cleaning my home. I put on blinders and said, “Dust? What dust?” I may have hit the furniture with a … Continue reading

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Dinner on a Prom Night in Kentucky

On my way to Mammoth Cave National Park, I stopped in Bowling Green on a Saturday night. Dressed in my hiking clothes, I didn’t look any different than any other traveler or ordinary working person from the area. One by … Continue reading

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