Saturday, March 23, 2019
country life

Rural Upbringing Was A Blessing

When folks grow up in an area away from the big city there is a certain type of lifestyle...
Keep the change

Keep The Change

When our children were small, my wife and I always took the time to take our three offspring on vacation for a...
Capt. James W. Patterson

Captain James W. Patterson

James W. Patterson was born about 1823 in King and Queen County, Virginia. He was the son of Thomas Patterson, who died before 1840,...

School Daze

Let me preface my remarks today with this tidbit: Beginning in September of 1960 and running through May of 2013, a tidy...
Pioneer Trails and Tales south georgia today

Native American Place Names of Southwest Georgia

Southwest Georgia was inhabited by various groups of Native people for hundreds and hundreds of years prior to the first European incursion. It therefore...
simple life

A Simple Life

Running a university campus isn't an easy job (in case readers didn’t know what I do) and after three after work events and teaching...
camille storm

And Then Came Camille

Do You Know Where You Were On August 17, 1969? I know exactly. As Snoopy would write, it was a dark and stormy night . ....
raising kids old fashioned

Raising Children – The Old Fashioned Way

In my last column, Don't Put Peas In Your Nose, I handed out some insightful tidbits on child-rearing and we resume our discussion today with...
raising kids old fashioned way

Don’t Put Peas In Your Nose, And Other Sage Advice

Today’s experts have their own philosophies on bringing up kids – and to tell you the truth they are pretty weird. Most of them...
daddys wallet

Daddy’s Wallet

At the airport this week, I happened to overhear a man checking in. Casual but distinguished, he appeared to be in his mid-thirties. He...
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