Fisherman’s Resort

  When the hot July temperatures reach a blazing 100 degrees and the humidity is so thick you can slice through it with a butter knife, I did what any self-respecting southern girl would do: I headed for the river. Alongside rivers across the South thrives a rich and vibrant river life culture full of…

English Country

We Americans have long been intrigued by the colorful and storied history of the English. Exquisite clothing, elegant tea parties, the tradition of the English fox hunt, and the intrigue of the Royal Family, the lives of Kings and Queens, Dukes and Duchesses have somehow captured our imaginations for ages. As everyone knows, Downton Abbey…

Thinking About Thanksgiving

“In everything give thanks, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 The Bible is not subtle in its calls for thanksgiving. Repeatedly, urgently, and throughout its many books the reader is urged to “give thanks to the Lord, for He is good,” and “in all things give thanks.” In…

10 Meals in an Hour

As we inch toward the Thanksgiving holiday, I find myself steadily whittling away at a thoughtfully crafted list of things to accomplish before the end of the year while maintaining the natural rhythm of daily life inherent with the different hats that I wear. Productivity and focused energy are in. Leisurely down time is out,…

Splendor on Display

If you have been waiting for the Fall foliage to peak before heading out to drive the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway, grab your car keys quickly and go now. According to those who forecast and report on such happenings, Tennessee’s foliage has currently reached its peak (75%-100% color change). For the cooler Fall weather, the…