Living the Dream? (Part 1 of 2)

January 12, 2011By FrancisUncategorized

I still remember spending the night at Frank Crockard’s house in the mid 1960’s. Early Saturday mornings, the only thing on TV when I dragged Frank (and little brother Paul) out of bed was an agricultural program called Dixie Digest. Literally the only thing. For at least half an hour, Birmingham’s three other channels broadcasted … Read More

The Wisdom Of Children

January 4, 2011By FrancisUncategorized

Cleaning-out a closet New Year’s Day, we discovered a Time Capsule containing notes written by our two children (Peyton—now 19, and Fletcher—now 14) in January, 2005. The theme was “My Dream For The Future”. I must admit, I was particularly impressed by the way Fletcher’s dream complemented Peyton’s heartfelt sentiments so perfectly. PEYTON HARE [Age … Read More