Horse of a Different Color

When Dorothy and her friends arrived in Oz they were picked up by a cabby in a horse drawn carriage. Dorothy asked why the horse is a different color. “I’ve never seen a horse like that before!” she says. The cabby responds, “No, and never will again, I fancy! There’s only one of him, and he’s it. He’s the Horse of a Different Color you’ve heard...

The Battle for Sugar Tit

One night soon after I first returned to Spartanburg in 1988 I was sitting in a bar out near the Westgate Mall and there was a guy next to me who wore his hair in a mullet and had boots made out of reptile skin. He still had that Marshall Tucker Band “Long Hard Ride” look going ten years after the album, and it was even topped off with a cowboy hat. His accent was deep and...

There’s a Vast Green Desert Among Us

I don’t spend much time channel surfing, but the other morning I was stuck in the house waiting for the cable man, and I wandered into a program on ANIMAL PLANET called “Backyard Habitat.” I’ll admit I was fascinated. On the program a perky former Miss Florida in khaki pedal pushers and a friendly naturalist from the National Wildlife Federation fly all over the country...

line
footer
Powered by WordPress | Designed by Elegant Themes