Storytellers past I remember visiting my Grandmother when I was a young. She’d often make fried apple pies and there was nothing like them. Many times when I’d visit, my Great Grandfather, her dad who we all called Grandpaw Henderson, would be sitting at the table. I knew he was about to tell me a […]
Pretending your racism is patriotism picket Saturday, in my hometown, several folks participated in a march to demonstrate their disapproval of injustices against the lady-folk in our society. As I drove by the group of about 75, I noticed several signs, one of which was prevalent. It read, “Stop pretending your racism is patriotism”. I […]
Happy New Year! As 2018 became reality, many of you ushered in the new year over a meal of black eyed peas and cabbage. It’s a Southern culinary tradition that many people observe. I’m going to step out on a limb and say that most of you don’t know why the tradition began. Treason the […]
Southern Agrarianism lost and found There’s a way of living that has almost disappeared from the Southland of the US It’s the mixture of food, farm, and community that’s foreign to the modern Southern conservative and stolen by hipsters who think they’re teaching us healthy living. Southern Agrarians are the forefathers of places like […]
Are we blinded by our presuppositions? How imbedded are they?