How hard can it be, right? With an artist from London visiting for the month, I decided to throw said, “International Market.” The artist, known as Angel London, mused, “The international part of the market is me, right?” Well, yes, but...
I remember the phrase “Pickin’ and Grinnin'” from watching “Hee Haw” when I was a kid. The phrase has changed meanings for me as I’ve become a picker. The newly popular version of the expression means “to select or choose from...
When I decided to create a retreat center at Leigh Acres in New Market, Alabama, I had no idea it would be such a foreign concept. Each time I tell people it’s a retreat center, they look at me with quizzical expressions on their faces. Clearly, we don’t have enough...
I heard laughing in my assistant’s office today. “She is bringing her horses?” Then I heard more laughing. Turns out it was horse trailers, not actual horses, but nonetheless we all had a good laugh for how ill-equipped we are to handle livestock,...
It was before the next grueling workout at Orange Theory in Huntsville, Alabama, and I was talking about my farm. I don’t remember who I was talking to, but that morning changed my life forever. A woman sidles up next to me and says, “You’ve got a farm? Do you...
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