Shoulder to cry on

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

I often have trouble being a caring friend.
There. I’ve said it. I love my friends so much and get so much out of my relationships with them, but it is …

Restless to go

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

The restlessness has descended. And, unfortunately, it’s early.
Many friends will tell you that I’m “always” restless, and I would probably be hard-put to argue the point. It’s not entirely true, …

Walkers and women

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

Vanity, thy name is Sherri.
Shakespeare never wrote that, but then he didn’t write that vanity’s name is “woman” either. He wrote, in “Hamlet,” “Frailty, thy name is woman,” a response …

Healing at Holden Beach

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

I always feel the beach has restorative powers.
The waves are constant and rhythmic. The sand washes from under your feet only to be pushed back to cover where you stood. …

Born on the Fourth of July

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

My maternal grandfather, Guy Ward, was a Fourth of July baby, which you would think would be an excuse for great annual celebrations in the Ward family.
I honestly don’t remember …