Good Morning! With all the buzz about the Great American Eclipse of 2017, of course I had to post a playlist for the event. Hope you are all prepared with your special eclipse glasses and/or pinhole viewing apparatuses. To further … Continue reading
Lately, I’ve been feeling like a train. Kind of moaning and wailing my way around. Rattling. Things breaking down. Falling apart. You know how it is. You get a certain age and things just start to slip a bit. More … Continue reading
Hey y’all! In celebration of Poetry Month, I thought I’d share a few of my previously published poems. I hope you enjoy them. And constructive criticism is always welcome here at Tea Cakes and Whiskey. So please feel free to … Continue reading
Today is the last day of the Autoimmune Revolution, but if you are interested in any of the talks from the last week, you have a bonus day tomorrow in which every talk will be open for twenty-four hours for … Continue reading
Hello Y’all! So yesterday was one of those days that didn’t work out for doing much of anything but zoning out and hoping for a better tomorrow. But when you have an autoimmune disease, those days will come along. So … Continue reading
This gallery contains 1 photo.
In full disclosure, I didn’t make it to the store to get a bone for broth, but I did listen to the free audio tapes for today! AND I WILL get that dang bone in the morning! I spent a … Continue reading
Good Morning! If you have been a Tea Cakes and Whiskey reader for long, you’ve probably noticed that I sometimes go off the rails. Months will go by without a post. I know that’s not good. I am sorry. I … Continue reading
This gallery contains 8 photos.
Don’t you just love it when you stumble upon an unexpected treasure? On a visit to my kids and grandkids last weekend, we decided to check out a new antique store my son had spotted while driving home from … Continue reading
This gallery contains 1 photo.
I have this purple shirt that I hardly ever wear. But I’ve been trying to go minimalist, and thought I’d wear it yesterday to run errands. The theory being, if you don’t love to wear a piece of clothing, let … Continue reading
Dear Mr. T.S. Eliot, (Yes, I talk to dead people. But don’t we all?) I love The Waste Land. The whole burial of the dead, fire sermon – chess game, death by water, the agony in stony places, the assertion … Continue reading
First, let me say that I am sorry for having neglected my little, humorous (hopefully), Southern (definitely), blog. Sometimes our lives take us to places we never imagined –both good and bad, light and dark. Those good and light places … Continue reading
Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. This is the wikipedia definition of poetry. I … Continue reading
This gallery contains 2 photos.
Tea Cakes and Whiskey welcomes Laura McNeil for a talk about her new novel, Center of Gravity. Laura will be having a book signing at Carpe Diem in Mobile on Tuesday, July 21, at 6:00 pm. Website | Blog | Twitter | Pre-Order On AmazonPinterest | Goodreads | Instagram | Facebook | … Continue reading
This gallery contains 5 photos.
Here in the South, summer is a muggy misery. Walking from the parking lot to the store can leave you drenched in sweat. Humidity is like kudzu. It permeates everything with its stifling embrace. Trust me on this — it … Continue reading
If you’re like me, you end up in conversations with complete strangers every time you tear yourself from the computer and venture out. Last week I had a doctor’s appointment. As I was waiting for the nurse, I got into … Continue reading