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Two Longs, A Short and A Long (song link included)

As the grandson of a railroad man, I grew up hearing more than my fair share of stories about trains. I spent a lot of time with my grandfather, Dewey Pittman, especially after he retired and moved to an apartment … Continue reading

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Understand the Blues (contains free song download)

It isn’t always necessary to know someone very well to figure out if something’s disturbing them. Sometimes, you don’t have to know them at all. Language isn’t important, either. It’s not necessary to understand them or to even hear them … Continue reading

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Phone call from Hank

“Hello?” I said when I picked up the telephone receiver. “Is this Les Kerr?” drawled the voice I heard. “Yes, it is,” I said. “This is Hank Snow.” Stunned, I took a deep breath and said, “Hello, Mr. Snow. I’m … Continue reading

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Deco-mobiles

I appreciate automobiles but I have never been a car nut. My own vehicle is a box on wheels called a Honda Element and I’m perfectly happy with it. Basically, I need something that will get me where I’m going … Continue reading

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20 years with “The Gail”

Some people set getting married as a life goal. I never did. Neither did Gail, my wife of twenty years. Maybe that’s why our marriage has worked so well. It was a matter of two people finding the right mate … Continue reading

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Memaw’s Button Box (Song Link Included)

On Thanksgiving Day in 1981, I was reminiscing about childhood days of visiting my grandmother, “Memaw” Kerr, in Louisville, Mississippi. She had long since died by 1981 but my memories overwhelmed me for some reason and I put them into … Continue reading

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Scarlett O’Hara in a 280 Z (song link included)

Last week, starting in a Nashville parking lot, I took an unexpected ride back in time. There was an old gold Datsun 280ZX in a space near the shop I had just left. Man! What hot cars they were in … Continue reading

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