A 25-minute college education

Last Saturday night I got a college education. You see, 26 years ago my parents loaded me and my things up in my aunt’s pickup truck and drove me  to the University of Montevallo to start college. We hauled my suitcases into the dorm, and Mama helped me put sheets on the bed. As they…

True confessions

I have a confession to make. A confession that, when I speak the horrible words, may shock you to the very core. A confession that should probably never pass the lips of any self-respecting Southern gal. Here it goes. On the eve of college football season, I say these words: I don’t care who wins….

Content in the now

While graduation does signify a certain ending, more than that it is, at the risk of sounding cliche’, the grand beginning of a new chapter in one’s life. Or at least it’s supposed to be. I remember filling out my application for the University of Montevallo when I was a senior in high school. Last…