Tag: Unfaithful

  • The Caning of Peckerwood

    The Caning of Peckerwood

    Valentine's is a reminder of the love shared between my parents. It was their anniversary week. There are several tales about how it was the two came to be married on Valentine's week, but I suspect the stories are part myth and part reality. We[..]
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  • Letting Go

    Letting Go

      We are starting out our New Year with one less family member. It was not a death that claimed him. Not a death in the typical sense at any rate, though, if I am completely honest, there have been moments when I think that[..]
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  • The Endings

    The Endings

      "Evie set the bar low but Peckerwood just considered it a challenge. There seemed to be no expectation so low that Peckerwood couldn't get beneath it. You know a man ain't worth a wooden nickel when his own mother quits him." - Barbara Thurman, [..]
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  • Your Cheating Heart

    Your Cheating Heart

    Three intelligent, capable, lovely women. Three very tawdry men. Anthony Weiner. Donald Trump. Bill Clinton. It's like watching a Shakespearean tragedy unfold, the way the lives of these women have become so enmeshed in scandal because their husbands lack self-control. Self-control is the result of[..]
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  • Earl’s Stupid Human Tricks

    Earl’s Stupid Human Tricks

        Sitting in the courtroom, listening to Earl's momma lie through her pearly white teeth, Morgan wished upon her momma's grave that she had not thrown out that book. She wished she'd read it cover-to-cover. Wished for all things fried in deep fat that[..]
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