Read All About It
Pettus Read columns reminisce about growing up in rural Tennessee and discuss current events using Southern humor. Characters appearing in his stories include Uncle Sid and Aunt Sadie.
65 and Counting
Reflections after reaching the age of government signup.
Chitlins and Blue Waltz – some odors you will never forget.
Read All About It: What’s in the Box?
Cousin Sed comes to stay with postage due.
Cousin Shad’s Hanging Heater
Sometime things seem a lot more involved than what they really are.
You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out: How Times – and Toys – Have Changed
The popular holiday movie "A Christmas Story" shows how toys and times have changed over the years.
The Great Pumpkin Thief
Jack-o'-lantern thievery was a major sport on Halloween night, with trying to catch who stole your pumpkin running...
The humidity on this hot July day must have been around 125 percent as I struggled to get...
Uncle Sid Spins a Yarn
The story of a preacher and a cat, as can only be told by Uncle Sid.
Harvest Moon Sets the Stage for Fall
I’ve always enjoyed being outside when the Harvest Moon first appears in the fall. It reminds me of...
Why Do They Have to Go and Change Everything?
Change is something that is going to happen, and we all have to get used to it, but...