Tag Archives: Cousins

Christmas with Boiled Custard: I’ll Have Mine with Calf Slobbers!

One of the ancient Christmas traditions in our family, living near the south bank of the North Fork of the Holston River, in Scott County, Virginia, was to gather in at the old family homeplace.  Granddaddy Ketron was still living … Continue reading

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A Vivid Memory in Third Person

At sixteen you’re supposed to be thinking about driving.  But his mind was on other things.  He was suffering from a medical condition all through this year in High School known as a pilonidal cyst.  This caused significant pain when … Continue reading

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