MEMORIES

Those thoughts that enter our minds while we are driving or just looking up into the sky.  While gazing through the clouds one day, it came to me.  A thought provoking memory about my 1st grade teacher, Lucy Gardner, who was also my Mother’s 1st grade teacher, and my Sister’s 1st grade teacher, at New…

Macon

I decided one Summer to take a few days off and go exploring.  I’d always wanted to see the rural areas of Georgia so off I headed to Macon.  We got there very early on a Wednesday morning and drove around downtown.  The first thing I noticed were the beautiful churches with their huge spires…

Biltmore

Asheville is such a beautiful and picturesque community.  It’s where locals and natives meet Florida transplants and retirees and the occasional Cecil, Qualley, Haynes or famous criminal defense attorney.  I spent 4 wonderful years of my life in this majestic mountain town, living on a farm, raising chickens, growing vegetables, learning to fire weapons, buying…

Atlanta

Maybe it was all a “surrealistic pillow…” maybe it was just a dream…maybe I got on the MARTA train and it got sucked up in the Vortex winding me in and out and up and down and sideways, floating through a Spaghetti Junction again and again and up into the heavens of Polaris while suddenly…

Farming

My Mom was born into a family of farmers.  Mom’s Father, Barry Thorne, farmed his land and he grew corn, tobacco and cotton…  I guess that’s where I get a lot of my work ethic from, my family heritage.  Farmers… those under praised heroes who grow for a living and work by the sweat of…