Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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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...
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When Sleep Comes

The work of Santa always happened when sleep enveloped the four of us siblings, usually on cold winter nights. The old house wasn’t well insulated,...
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Holiday Virus

Thanksgiving conjures special memories for me. The ones I remember most were spent on Oak Street near Valdosta State and Sunset Hill Cemetery in...
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Fall Pecans

I noticed just yesterday that here in Western Tennessee, there is a just a bit of color in sections of trees. There was a...
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Riding The Bus

Have you ever had great intentions about getting to work early to get a head start, to get caught up, or just to get...

Back to School

I got my two zombie teens up early, and we were at Wal-Mart at 5:30 on Saturday to buy school supplies because it was...

HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: The Music

I’m beginning a year-long non-fiction book project on music and will be humbled to meet and interview some singers this fall. I’m not a...
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HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: Summer Camp

Summer always reminds me of homemade ice cream from the churn on the back porch (which we had to eat quickly before it melted),...
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HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: The Rattlesnake

When we were children, we loved walking along dirt roads or riding our bikes, while treasure hunting for Coke bottles, which we could redeem...
Hankerins with Niles Reddick

Lonesome Whistle

As you get older, your human senses change, and when you smell, feel, or hear something, the sensation often triggers memories that seem more...
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