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RICK WATSON

What’s pink with jingle bells around its neck and goes hippity-hop through the mud and snow? more

Nov 22, 2017 5:45 PM Rick Watson

When talking with a friend recently, I mentioned that coming up with fresh ideas for this column was sometimes a struggle. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:02 PM Rick Watson

There’s an old rake in our shed with a handle worn smooth from use. We inherited it from Jilda’s mom, Ruby, along with many other things. more

Aug 23, 2017 2:52 PM Rick Watson

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Jun 27, 2017 3:25 PM Rick Watson

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May 24, 2017 4:05 PM Rick Watson

Jilda and I did some autumn cleaning last Sunday in preparation for our monthly League of Extra Ornery Songwriters meeting, which was at our house this month. more

Sep 22, 2014 7:52 PM Rick Watson

A few weeks ago, I stopped by the forks of the river in Sipsey on the way home. Normally, there are several people there sitting in folding chairs, shooting the bull and watching time pass at the speed of a slow-moving river. more

Jan 22, 2018 7:47 PM Rick Watson

I’ve been at a creative low tide since November. Usually, when I get in a slump I simply wait it out. But that tactic wasn’t working this time. more

Dec 27, 2017 10:54 PM Rick Watson

What’s pink with jingle bells around its neck and goes hippity-hop through the mud and snow? more

Nov 22, 2017 5:45 PM Rick Watson

When talking with a friend recently, I mentioned that coming up with fresh ideas for this column was sometimes a struggle. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:02 PM Rick Watson

There’s an old rake in our shed with a handle worn smooth from use. We inherited it from Jilda’s mom, Ruby, along with many other things. more

Aug 23, 2017 2:52 PM Rick Watson

My South By Rick Watson. more

Apr 27, 2017 4:05 PM Rick Watson

My South By Rick Watson more

Mar 28, 2017 4:55 PM Rick Watson

My South By Rick Watson more

Feb 24, 2017 7:44 PM Rick Watson

It’s easy to forget how sensitive animals can be. more

Jan 27, 2017 4:50 PM Rick Watson

Rick Watson is a columnist and author. His latest book, “Life Changes,” is available on Amazon.com. You can contact him at rick@homefolkmedia.com. more

Dec 28, 2016 7:43 PM Rick Watson

Now the countdown can begin for Christmas at the Watson household. more

Nov 21, 2016 9:58 PM Rick Watson

The month of October is not for pluviophiles (people who love rainy days), because it’s one of the driest months in the South. But it’s probably the favorite month of the “philes” who love sunsets. more

Sep 29, 2016 3:36 PM Rick Watson

Quality and quantity are two concepts we face almost daily in our lives. We find ourselves making decisions based on one or the other. For some, quantity is key. But some prefer quality. The reasons we choose one or the other are many. more

Aug 30, 2016 3:06 PM Rick Watson

Like most people my age, I started doing chores early in life. Some tasks were more enjoyable than others. more

Jul 26, 2016 7:15 PM Rick Watson

Snake’s surprise helps lesson sink in. more

Jun 21, 2016 7:20 PM Rick Watson

"This morning when I moved some magazines to make room for two mugs of steaming coffee, I accidentally knocked a yellow glass ball off the table." more

Apr 26, 2016 9:24 PM Rick Watson

"​Baseball season gets underway this month, and I hope the Atlanta Braves have a better year than they had last year." more

Mar 22, 2016 8:28 PM Rick Watson

"March is Peanut Butter Lover’s month. Now there’s a holiday I can sink my teeth into. Jilda and I love peanut butter." more

Feb 22, 2016 7:02 PM Rick Watson

"As I sit here writing, the aroma of simmering vegetable soup and cornbread baking in the oven makes it hard to focus. " more

Jan 25, 2016 4:49 PM Rick Watson

"Looking back, some of the best times of my life were near the ocean." more

Dec 21, 2015 4:59 PM Rick Watson

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