SHELLY’S SASSY ESSAYS

This gal cain’t keep her mouth shut!

Pilgrimage To Clark Cemetery

It was a pilgrimage of sorts. There was a grave that I needed to see again, and it had been on my mind for awhile. I drove slowly along the country back roads in Cooke County, breathing clouds of white caliche dust through the open window, as I searched for road markers. The GPS on…

WELCOME

I’m so glad you found me on the Interweb! Do you remember lazy days sitting on the front porch, spinning yarns with friends, and talking about everything under the sun? Then, kick off your shoes, grab a glass of sweet tea, and sit a spell with me. What are you going to find? Everything under…

Lady Bird’s Ghost Tale

Lady Bird's childhood home --Linda Petty

I foresee a visit to Karnack, Texas in the near future. You’ve never heard of it? It’s a tiny town in east Texas near Uncertain. Not sure that rings a bell? It’s near Caddo Lake, which was the only natural lake in Texas … at least it was natural until it was artificially dammed during…