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Grapevine & Appalachian Girls

We have had some grapevine take over a few trees, so we yanked it down. I made seven wreaths from it. I plan to keep one, but if anyone else is interested in one, I will sell them for $10…

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Heaven & Earth 

We watch the lightening bugs gather in the grass and rise up in synchronicity around 8:30 almost every night. It is a luxury afforded to those who are able to seek it out and turn off the artificial world. On…

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

I would like to wish everyone a blessed Christmas and holiday season. Thank you for your support through the year! 

My parents taught me two special things about Christmas that I would like to share with you.

The…

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Mourning Sky

I wrote this after the 9/11 tragic act of terrorism happened. I am sharing it by request. Thank you. May we all continue to pray for one another as we still stumble through the horrors of that day.

Mourning…

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Ain't No Such Thing As A New Barn

As I have been traveling, I have noticed so many barns in disrepair. Some still in use, but many more not. There's something that fascinates me about old barns. I can try to imagine simpler times, tough times... Every barn…
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It's Spring! 

It's been a long winter full of work, snow and writing! I have not updated too much, except for when we have has new music to share on The Knoxville Sound. Thanks for all of the support through the year…
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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of you! Thank you for a fabulous 2016! I can not wait to hear what lies in store for 2017. 
I wanted to let you know I have been traveling a bit. I have been…
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Merry Christmas

The sun shines on 
This ol’ frosty ridge 
Cardinals hoping to find 
Seed on the lawn 
Just a smidge 
Tennessee on my mind... 

Chimney smoke fills 
The evening skies 
Blends into the Heavens 
Mountains grow still 
Until the sunrise …

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Down the Old Road

Good morning...  I have a special announcement to make today. A few days ago I posted lyrics I wrote about the terrible fires in Gatlinburd and the Great Smoky Mountains. I have been blessed and humbled by the hundreds of…
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Updates!

Hello! We have some new music and updates! Sande Sue Riggs, a former law enforcement officer, has made a cover recording of Into the Blue. You can find it on the Into the Blue page. 
Several new songs are also…
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Red Lights and Rain

Heading to North Carolina and it is rainy in spots....so I thought I would share Red Lights and Rain. Jeff S Jones did such an amazing job on this one, and he made a video. I tried, but my video…