He warned me. I give him that. And he didn’t punish me, and I was grateful for that. I still have a scar from the experience, though. I see it every time I eat, wash [...]
I don’t remember his last name, and I’m no longer sure his first name was Duncan, but that’s how I always think of him. Duncan, the grocery delivery man.
Long before Amazon, Instacart, Wegmans, and others [...]
A while back in a blog post about eating squirrels when growing up in southern Arkansas, I mentioned the single time my daddy took me hunting for raccoons, or “coons” as everyone called them. We [...]
A number of years ago, when I was living in Nashville, Tennessee, and traveling the country for the American Association for State and Local History, I was called home to Arkansas while on a trip [...]
I love how the Internet and my smartphone allow me to hold a massive virtual library in my hand and search for almost anything I want to, when I want to. Like checking the statistics [...]
Late last summer in a special issue about the South, Time magazine carried an article about how immigrant food entrepreneurs are blending the new with the old in restaurants across the region, thereby increasing acceptance [...]