More words of wisdom from Mother

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

In continuing the words of wisdom from my mother that I started last week, I am reminded of her wise, sage advice and of her absolutely nonsensical, no-explanation-available comments.
A favorite …

Balance and Darth Vader

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

When the upbeat, self-expressive millennials of today talk about “balance,” they are customarily referring to a balance of work and life – with quite a bit of emphasis on life’s …

Losing Lexi

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

With most things in my life, I try for perspective. Events – sad, happy, tragic or joyous – are best accepted and/or enjoyed if kept in the right proportion. I’m …

Metamorphosis of a book-buyer

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

Sometimes I feel like an Amazon lab rat.
Not the Amazon region, rainforest rat. I feel like a Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com, caught-in-the-maze  lab rat.
To make it worse, I seem to enter …

The pantry purge

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

This week’s “spring cleaning” job was to tackle the pantry. My husband, Neville, and I aren’t fans of pantry purging but will occasionally set a time to work together to …

Snipping the years away

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut, Kitchen Table Talk

I have a new grandson.
I still have only three, and this “new” grandson is still 4 years old, lives in Franklin and answers, when it suits him, to the name …