Hairstylists know best

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

I am an eavesdropper. Perhaps I should be more apologetic about this tendency, but I’m not a creepy, lurking-around-the-corner, ear-to-the-keyhole type of listener.
But when people are carrying on interesting conversations …

Happiest place on earth

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk, West Knox

My almost-5-year-old grandson, King, is Mickey Mouse’s best friend.
You may not want to spread that around because King told me in a hushed whisper, straight into my ear. “It’s a …

How does Tennessee smell?

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

I was shopping online for some upcoming birthdays when I found Homesick candles.
I was intrigued by their spin – an entrepreneurial industry that started around a kitchen stove. The inventors …

All about me

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

One of the most valuable lessons my mother taught me was buried in what later – much later than when Mom was saying it – became known as a sarcastic …

What’s your sleep number?

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

How much do you sleep each night?
I have always considered one of the blessings bestowed on me by the good-Lord-above to be an ability to exist on very little sleep.
For …