Life

No Place Like Home…In More Ways Than One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

This is a piece I wrote in 2008 related to family history in the Allman/Lunsford family. I had discovered Bascom Lamar Lunsford was “kin folk”.

If you have Allman/Almond or Lunsford family history, be sure to read this piece. Pictures and video included.

A Steel Magnolia is an Iron Butterfly

Why are we so stupid when we’re young? We spend wasted time…days, months even years pursuing the hubris of youth. Time is spent on things that in the grander scheme of life mean absolutely nothing in the long run. We can never, never ever get back that lost time and all of the experiences we let pass us by even though they were so close to us we could have reached out and touched them with our fingertips.

I realize in many situations we were just unaware or even caught up in the daily struggle to survive in an ever increasingly hostile world. Other times we were just foolish. We get hung up on bad hair days, the right pair of shoes, the smallest of slights or arriving at the finish line with the most “stuff” or toys.

Recently as I sat on my bed one morning and looked out…

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