Feature Story

Blue Water

It was a beautiful fall day on Beeswax Creek at Lay Lake. The fish were not cooperating, but the sky and water were perfect just before sunset.

2013 Americana Music Association Conference & Awards

Published in the Mid-September issue of e – Leaf Magazine.

With over a century of recorded music born on American soil, you can take your pick of styles and genres from all of the big categories like Rock, Country, Blues, Gospel, Folk, or good old Southern Rock to lesser consumed, but equally important grooves like Jazz, Hillbilly, Texas Swing, Dixieland, Ragtime, and Jug Bands and never stop discovering an endless vault of treasured American music. Read More

Pets At Peace Article

My good friends, Troy and Julie Bland asked me to write an article about their business, Pets at Peace for the Trussville News.

pets-peace-logoWhen my friends Troy and Julie Bland told me they were buying a pet cremation business, I first thought how odd that two animal lovers would want to work in this line of business, but after thinking it over and learning more about the process, it occurred to me that pet lovers are the only people you should trust with this painful and delicate task and I could think of no other couple who would be more qualified to handle this process than the Blands. Read More