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Salad Days, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Salad Days By Beverly Hicks Burch If I could pick one of my most favorite foods it would be salad. I could eat is almost anytime, anyway. Of course there are times it can bother your tummy if you have certain health problems…and at times, I’ve paid for my indulgence in my love of the… Continue reading Salad Days, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part One By Beverly Hicks Burch We all carry genetic markers in our DNA, the basic building block of who and what we are. One of the basic scientific uses of these markers is to use them in the study of inherited diseases, for example hemophilia. Another… Continue reading Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Overload, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Overload By Beverly Hicks Burch Recipe for physical, mental and emotional overload: Mix, stir, agitate blend and beat the following ingredients…like a dead horse… 3 months husband living and working out of state 3 months going back and forth between two states personally 1 fall in a dark back yard resulting in busted knee 1… Continue reading Overload, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Father Forgive Them By Beverly Hicks Burch I’m at a loss for words. If you know me, you know that’s a feat rarely accomplished. Maybe it would be more accurate to say I’m stunned, grieved, concerned and yes, angered to a degree. Here’s why…I must warn you, if you are faint of heart or under… Continue reading Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Last Widows of the Confederacy By Beverly Hicks Burch It happened on the Friday before Labor Day 2007. Tall and Handsome and I were driving back to Knoxville from another lovely Southern city. We’d been in this city for about two weeks…well at least Scoot, AKA Watson the Wonder dog and I had been… Continue reading The Last Widows of the Confederacy, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Hatched…It’s Not an Egg By Beverly Hicks Burch Well, it’s finally happened. You know that green chilies have becomes a really big thing when Southern Living, the Bible for all true GRITS (Girls Raised In The South) does a six page full color spread in their magazine with accompanying recipes. I on the other hand… Continue reading Hatched…It’s Not an Egg, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Little Green Box By Beverly Hicks Burch There are two months that can be particularly hard for me…June and August…and not for the reasons you might think. Although I am a true Southern belle, I hate heat and summer. Mild, temperate summers are something I am envious of say…Alaska! My idea of fun is… Continue reading The Little Green Box, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Tax Man Cometh By Beverly Hicks Burch I bet you’re reading the title of this blog and thinking you know what it’s all about…well, you do…and you don’t…kinda…sorta… Clear as mud isn’t it? It’s like taxes and a lot of other things in the good ol’ US of A at the moment. Let me… Continue reading The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Wanna Go Back…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Wanna Go Back… By Beverly Hicks Burch Back in 1991 I went around for about a year with an earworm stuck in my head. What was so bad is I only had one phrase of the song stuck in my head and then the rest of the melody played on…you know…kinda like those dorks… Continue reading I Wanna Go Back…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet… By Beverly Hicks Burch Lately, I feel like maybe I have been slighting my feline friends, and since I want to be “fair and balanced”, open minded and just down right American about it, I decided it was time to dedicate a few words to feline… Continue reading My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch