I am of the unwavering opinion that; "The strength of a person's back is proportionate to the depth of their character." Think about that a bit as you go through your day. THE TIN CUP CLAN.

Just a thought

"I don't build my characters, my characters introduce themselves to me at night. Some are my friends, others, not so much. But it is always on their terms, not mine." THE TIN CUP CLAN

The Parable of the “Last.”

My children spent the better part of their childhood listening to their ol' dad preaching, "never take the last of anything," I've gotten a few eye roles over the years, but I believe that simple bit of wisdom has taken root in one or two of them, as evidenced by the bread bag with one... Continue Reading →

Wisdom in a “Button Jar”

I want to introduce you to a couple of folk today. No, neither one is in the books, but each had a profound effect on me as a person. Neither were flashy, brash, or loud in any way. As a matter of fact, they’re lives came and went, and the world scarcely took notice. It... Continue Reading →

Turkey Delivery

          By Michael Miller Autumn in the hills of East TN is a very special time. The smell of fresh-cut hay hangs heavy in the cool crisp air. Hills and hollers are dressed in their Sunday best; sporting vivid hues of orange, red and gold. An elegant mist hovers at tree-top level, just as a... Continue Reading →

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