Kathryn Tucker Windham begins this montage of stories with the sounds of summer and ends with a joyful Christmas memory. The mixture of tales, from the mouth-watering description of good Southern food to the story of a governor more familiar with Tom Sawyer than Tom Jefferson, comes together to evoke the image of a happy childhood. The title selection shows us how saying things just a little differently can make life just that much more interesting, even when what's different is just a little behind the times.
Ms. Windham's rich voice spreads over the listener like butter over Southern cornbread, and these multicolored memories create something larger: a community sustained by tradition, values, family, and above all, a sense of humor. Download and start listening now!