THE DIXIE DIVA: Somewhere along the line, folks have quit talking about chasing the American Dream
An autobiography of actor Gavin McLeod is an inspiring tale of man who followed his passion and succeeded.
THE DIXIE DIVA: An encouraging individual can make a difference in another’s life
To give warmth to a person’s body is admirable but to warm his soul with hope is a gift everlasting.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Thank the Lord for heartaches as well as blessings
Whether this has been a year that leaned more toward blessings or tribulations, give thanks for it.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Facing life with a big smile was natural for Davey Allison
Two decades after his untimely death, memories of Davey Allison focus on the joy that he exuded every day.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Inspiration for a home-cooked meal leads to guilt over the cost
A trip to the grocer leads to feelings of sliping away from the values of Mama.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Flag-draped caskets remind us of what we owe those who fought in World War II
American World War II warriors left the safety of the United States to fight for freedom across the globe.
The Dixie Diva column: Rather than be concerned with beauty, this woman invested in true substance.
The lack of beauty in youth can be a precious gift in old age.
With a little imagination and pie tins, a little girl can make some of the best mud pies arounds.
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For years, I blamed it on those richly royal blue suede high heel pumps. The ones with the ridiculously tall, spiked heel and absurdly pointed toe. I was 22 when I bought them, 36 when I donated them to the Salvation Army.
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He nodded, stood up to greet her and took her hand she offered. Then, this woman continued her tale. She did not bat an eye at telling her childhood sorrow in front of this man still somewhat foreign to the ways of her kind of rural raising.