Browsing All posts tagged under »The Deep South«

Goodbye Possum

April 26, 2013


In the last three weeks I’ve buried an uncle and a grandmother and then today George Jones died. Damn. I’m from the deep south and raised by ‘Greatest Generation’ maternal grandparents, I know country music. And with respect, I don’t mean what passes for country music today. I’m sure some of what you’ll find on […]

That’s Mighty White of Ya…

December 4, 2012


That’s what someone said to me recently. “No offense”,  they added to the black person who happened to overhear our conversation. Laughing, the black person just said, “Oh, don’t worry, none taken”. I was shocked. No, I wasn’t, I was saddened but hardly shocked. I’m almost 43 years old and I’ve lived in the deep […]