Quiet and cold from November's chill This house now waits for warmth and voices to fill Its once boisterous halls where grandkids held court And aromas of bacon and coffee mingled with tales of youth and sports "It's never easy" the agent said Packing, sorting, and selling the things once...

"Where are you taking Amy for your 30th anniversary?" "The Bahamas." I answered "Oh you’re going to love Atlantis" [caption id="attachment_2363" align="aligncenter" width="6000"] Carriearl Hotel on Great Harbor Cay, Bahamas[/caption] My mind suddenly filled with visions of turbo-charged slides rocketing screaming kids under shark filled pools while sea turtles...

Nuclear chemist, forensic toxicologist, and crime lab director; dad to Amy, and my father-in-law; David Todd Stafford has passed away. As a young nuclear chemist for Oak Ridge National Laboratory, he researched radioactive fuels for the Department of Energy, as toxicologist for Shelby County, TN...

Last summer we bought the farm. [caption id="attachment_2270" align="aligncenter" width="2048"] Tin Roof Farm in Piedmont, SC[/caption] I’m not kidding. And after we moved in, we set about utilizing the many opportunities that come from having acreage. Now here we are nine months later and we now have...