Tag Archives: Charlie Arnett

Blue Baby

In her time of passing, my grandmother was comforted by the son who wasn’t expected to live when he was born. Continue reading

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My Father’s Tools

I have chosen not to work with some of the tools my father had; but am putting them to better use. Continue reading

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Sowing the Seed

A pasture project draws me deep into memories of my dad and my growing up. Continue reading

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Gettin’ Old Ain’t Fer Sissies

Thanks to an epidural steroid injection–and the grace of God–I can walk again without significant lumbar pain! Hallelujah! Continue reading

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Doing the Right Thing

Doing the right thing isn’t always easy and sometimes bears a pretty high cost. Sometimes it means quitting a job that pays pretty darn well. Continue reading

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More Than “Brother Charlie’s Wife”

One month ago today I sat in the chapel at JH Churchill funeral home in Murray, KY beginning what would be the family‚Äôs final good-by to our 99 year-old mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. The service began with a song that … Continue reading

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Mountaineer Mud Run

We are doing this to celebrate Freeda’s survival, to enjoy the blessings of family and to honor the memory of a man more inclined to deal with whatever life dished out rather than to sit around feeling sorry for himself. Continue reading

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