The Wounded Dog

“But if you are patient, and you wait long enough, That dog will eventually come out from under the porch.” ~ Grandpa Fourkiller, The Cherokee Word for Water It is almost impossible to accept that there are people in modern America who do not have access to clean drinking water. Nonetheless, this was the realityContinue reading “The Wounded Dog”

Finding Scraper Mountain

Following Highway 9 across the Alabama border from Northwest Georgia, I was captivated by the height of the mountains that spanned the breadth of my vision on either side of the road. Sparsely populated, the region had an oddly familiar quality that betrayed the timelessness of the generational memory that radiated from the very groundContinue reading “Finding Scraper Mountain”