Passing over Utah
Breakfast @ the local cafe in Pine Mountain, Georgia
Sweet Miz Lillian introduced me to Melinda, Reba & Bill.
After breakfast we ran over to the Historical Center, which Miz Lillian & company staff and run.
This is the phone the Center was using until recently. Hard to push buttons on this phone, Reba said.
What else can a prisoner do besides write on the wall? Inside the Chipley Jail — Mashine Gun.
You can’t get this on a Kindle
Anyone you know here?
Bo, the fellow among the flowers, used to life-guard with writer Stuart Woods, who grew up in nearby Manchester.
I had to leave the folks at Pine Mountain & head east for Macon, where I caught up with Rick Hutto.
Rick’s the the author of A Peculiar Tribe of People. But first I spoke to the staff at the newspaper & visited with my sweet friend Jackie K. Cooper, who has a new book out next week — Back to the Garden — by those great folks at Mercer Univ. Press
Meet Marc Jolley — the man who gave me my start in this business.
Good people pass through these doors everyday.
Isn’t this exactly how you imagine publishers working?
The slush pile — Thanks but no thanks.
The Bradford Pears in full bloom at Sydney Lanier’s birthplace. Lanier authored The Song of the Chattahoochee.
And this is for Bert. When a book is endorsed by the Allman Brothers Band it is only right that a gal pay her respects.
I did that by visiting the graves Duane Allman & Berry Oakley. The autograph read: From one redneck to another.
Remember girls, when you thought Greg Allman was the hottest thing going?