Chapter Two At the end of “Telling Hands” I was ready to do something. I was dreaming. I was basking in the sun and wondering what could be next in my eventful life. I put Adam through college. I worked the whole time. I worked till his college loans were paid off, but that was […]Read More Telling Hands: Side Two
As a child of 1982, I’ve just been classified as a Xennial. If you were born during the original Star Wars Trilogy release 1977-1983, you’re one too. Read this article on Xennials I reckon its spot on. I’ve never considered myself as part of Gen X and as one of the oldest of […]Read More Xennials
Telling Hands: Side Two Chapter One I Love You But When you realize that it’s not you, it’s them… sometimes, like in my case, you are lying on a concrete bed in a jail cell listening to a Jason Isbell song some guard was playing. Even more illustrative is that the Isbell song was “Something More […]Read More Free Preview of new book Telling Hands: Side Two
Maw grew up around here. She had seen a lot. She had lived a life and was one of the strongest and meanest women I have ever known. As She Lay Dying… It was after her stroke. On Ancient Cherokee land. Her own son, as she lay dying… planned how to make more out […]Read More As She Lay Dying
In the last couple of years living on this mountain, I have become well versed in the local music scene. Musicians are everywhere. Alabama has her share of talent sprouting from her land. If you know anything about music history or current music, you know that. I sank my teeth into Fort Payne, AL some […]Read More Alabama Music
I have curly hair. It has always been a maze of spirals. I felt like “Baby” from “Dirty Dancing.” Kept it shoulder-length, and it bounced when I clogged. The girl with natural curly hair on “Charlie Brown” made me like having curly hair and I fluffed it up like she did. Seemed to me it […]Read More Rat Maze?
Hey. I wanted to take a minute and explain my recent art piece, “Lady Liberty.” She is made shiny and new along with the freedom she represents. The world around her is old and covered with patina. I am an idealist. Jamie GodwimRead More Lady Liberty