The Privileged Life: Magnolias

“And the earth brought forth grass, the herb that yields seed according to its kind, and the tree that yields fruit, whose seed is in itself according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:12 Magnolia. The very word drips off the tongue like sorghum molasses on hot cornbread. It reeks of characters in Tennessee Williams plays, and it dredges... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Trailside Charcuterie

“You crown the year with Your goodness, and Your paths drip with abundance.” Psalm 65:11 Our 31st wedding anniversary was last week…another milestone that, during COVID times, called for a creative celebration. We decided our “anniversary date” would be a Sunday afternoon hike along the Appalachian Trail to a scenic overlook called High Rocks.  We have been extraordinarily... Continue Reading →

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