Friends

Lou

By pwsadmin / December 5, 2022 /

“Lou.” That was his name.We met in Kindergarten and quickly became best friends. I didn’t tell him about my Spina Bifida or about my Diaper, which made “Spend the Nights” a bit tricky. Our home was around Eight Hundred Square Feet with a Bathroom the size of most people’s closets. And we only had one…

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Ground Zero Blues Club – Clarksdale Ms

By pwsadmin / November 30, 2022 /

—Last Stop——Ground Zero Blues Club— After seeing the Grave of Blues Legend “Robert Johnson,” going to “The Crossroads,” and learning more about “The Blues” than I ever knew, it was time to listen to some Blues. Real Blues. “Ground Zero,” located in Clarksdale, Mississippi, is known World-Wide for its Blues Music.Ground Zero is Owned by…

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Thanksgiving Eve 2022

By pwsadmin / November 23, 2022 /

—Thanksgiving Eve 2022— For this Thanksgiving, 2022, I’ve Baked two Pecan Pies.I’m usually the “Ice and Cups” bringer. Not this year, though. Every man should know how to make at least one pie, and the one I learned to make is Pecan. I’ve got the recipe perfected, too. —Listen at me bragging…— But, if you…

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Thanksgiving Shopping

By pwsadmin / November 22, 2022 /

The Local Piggly Wiggly.We simply call it “The Pig.” Mom put together a list of grocery items needed for Thanksgiving. We had thought that Thanksgiving was going to be ruined this year due to Mom’s Shingles but knock on wood, she has recovered and is doing well, and lots of people are helping her out…

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Sheet-Out-Boy

By pwsadmin / November 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Sheet-Out-Boy

When I was a teenager, I worked as the “Sheet-out-boy” at a local Pizza place.In other words, I took a ball of Dough, dropped it into the top of this rolling machine, and it would flatten the Dough and roll it out like a flat sheet of paper.I’d then stretch that flattened Dough out more…

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Three On A String – Sugar Creek Dinner Club

By pwsadmin / November 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Three On A String – Sugar Creek Dinner Club

—Three On A String – The Sugar Creek Dinner Club— Last night I went out with my Aunt and Uncle to the “Sugar Creek Dinner Club.” Sugar Creek Dinner Club, located deep inside Blount County, is a club for music lovers.To become a member, you must attend two events in the same season.And, with last…

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The Red Bird

By pwsadmin / November 1, 2022 / Comments Off on The Red Bird

—The ‘Red Bird’— Throughout life, the elders of my family have talked about the “Red Bird.”The “Cardinal” is the proper name, I believe. Sitting on the porch or at a picnic, Nana, my Grandmother, might say, “There’s a Red Bird,” and all the older members would become at peace and relaxed at the sight of…

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Music Genres

By pwsadmin / October 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Music Genres

Country music is not my primary Genre of Music.Still, though, I listened to it. Still do, occasionally.My brothers introduced me to it as a kid. I have pictures, somewhere, of a younger me wearing a big Ol’ Cowboy Hat, complete with a Bolo Tie. Yep. I listened to Hank in those days. Because of the…

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Homecoming 2022

By pwsadmin / September 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Homecoming 2022

Hayden Highschool Homecoming Game. I arrived at about 5:45.Papa ended up taking Niece one to a different Football Game.So, I was with Niece two while Papa was with Niece one at a different game. I sat next to Papa’s friend; he and I had a great conversation the whole evening. He even said I was…

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Special Smiles

By pwsadmin / September 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Special Smiles

We all smile.I believe we each have a Special Smile, though.It’s set apart from our other Smiles. It’s different—a subtle difference but a difference still. It’s the Smile you make when your Best Friend remembers something important that you thought they wouldn’t remember. The Smile you make when you walk into a room full of…

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