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Pettus Read columns reminisce about growing up in rural Tennessee and discuss current events using Southern humor. Characters appearing in his stories include Uncle Sid and Aunt Sadie.
A True Sunday Driver
Uncle Sid and Aunt Sadie's weekend tradition faces interruptions.
Savor your leftover dressing before putting Frosty up on the roof.
Reminiscing about passing the time watching tumblebugs
A Good Summer Night’s Sleep
Uncle Sid offers some neighborly advice for solving problems.
The Game of Tellyphone
Uncle Sid gets lessons in texting and social media.
Here Comes Santy Claus
Is the mysterious man in red really a farmer?
Perspectives from an MRI experience.
Beware the Whistler
Living to tell the tale of a Halloween haunting.
How To Make a Tomato Sandwich – or Mater Saminch
Pettus Read explains the difference between Tennessee tomato sandwiches and 'mater saminches.
Going to the Mattresses
Some household chores just take two people, no matter what.