Reflections after reaching the age of government signup.
Chitlins and Blue Waltz – some odors you will never forget.
Cousin Sed comes to stay with postage due.
Sometime things seem a lot more involved than what they really are.
The popular holiday movie, A Christmas Story shows how times have changed in finding out what life is all about.
Jack-o’-lantern thievery was a major sport on Halloween night, with trying to catch who stole your pumpkin running a close second.
The humidity on this hot July day must have been around 125 percent as I struggled to get to a large blackberry on the backside of a half-dried-up thorny blackberry bush.
The story of a preacher and a cat, as can only be told by Uncle Sid.
I’ve always enjoyed being outside when the Harvest Moon first appears in the fall. It reminds me of days gone by, when we depended on it to give us more time to get our crops harvested.
Change is something that is going to happen, and we all have to get used to it, but I wonder if it has to happen as often as it does.
By the year 2050 there is going to be 9 billion people to feed instead of the current 6.8 billion – now that’s a lot of Hamburger Hinder.
It’s hard to beat Andy and Barney since high-debt TV has arrived at Uncle Sid’s.
Pettus reflects on rural life
Pettus Read explains the difference between Tennessee tomato sandwiches and ‘mater saminches.
Doctors’ offices offer discretion – but not where it’s needed.
Have you ever worked the field at night, looking to the edge of your tractor lights into the darkness from a tractor seat?
Decades of pants fads don’t suit Pettus.
Pettus Read’s new tiller turns his garden into a rodeo.
In the good old days, a stick horse was a main form of transportation for a six-year-old farm boy, but could it be the stick horse has now become extinct?
From clothes to tattoos, Uncle Sid has strong opinions about today’s fashion.
One fact that remains constant in the rural countryside of Tennessee: Folklore and superstitions of one generation continue to be passed down to the next.
Embarrassment would be an understated word for what I felt on a recent trip to the eye doctor.
All signs seem to point that Santa Claus is a farmer during his time off from flying around the world giving out toys.
Give yourself this quiz and see if you’re country, too.
What makes us put giant plastic holiday candles on our front porches, or 8-foot Santas hooked to electric fans and tied down like dirigibles?
Being a dumpling connoisseur and one who enjoys the subtleties of good dumplings, I have found people today trying to short-cut the making of dumplings.