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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.
Rural Folklore, Superstition and Words of Wisdom
One fact that remains constant in the rural countryside of Tennessee: Folklore and superstitions of one generation continue...
An Eyeful of Pettus
Embarrassment would be an understated word for what I felt on a recent trip to the eye doctor....
Is Santa Claus Really a Farmer?
All signs seem to point that Santa Claus is a farmer during his time off from flying around...
You Might Not Be Country If…
Give yourself this quiz and see if you’re country, too.
Christmas Decorations: Why Do We Do It?
What makes us put giant plastic holiday candles on our front porches, or 8-foot Santas hooked to electric...
Dumpling Disappointment Leads to New Recipes
Being a dumpling connoisseur and one who enjoys the subtleties of good dumplings, I have found people today...