In my long history of exploding food (technically, the hushpuppies weren’t my creation. I was only an observer – but there’s a biscuit story I’ve yet to tell . . . ), I’ve recently added a new exploding meatloaf.  My grandmother once dropped her heaviest ...

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I was recently reminded of something my pastor said last year. “Life is layered.” Or it was something like that. I may have mentally abbreviated it, but the meaning stuck with me. Jenna Meon is a friend I rarely get to see, but I love following ...

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You, my dear readers, have varied religious, political and regional backgrounds (yes, the regional part is very important). What keeps you commenting and reading seems to be our shared love of a good story and interesting things we can all enjoy. A few of my ...

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Several years ago, I was on a weekend get-away with a large group of people. No one could think of anything better to do than sit around and watch football, and since my team wasn’t playing, I sat in the back of the room and ...

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Are New Year's resolutions firm promises or more of a general wish? I guess there's wiggle room depending on what you call them. My resolution to "eat more fried chicken" in 2011 was really an attempt to curb my overly strict (and no fun) diet. ...

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Old friends have relocated and new folks moved in. Buildings have crumbled, either by progress or hurricanes and new structures seem to pop up overnight. I miss the cow pastures and small fishing shacks along the bay. There are 2 new Publix stores under construction, ...

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