August Gifts

by Angeliska on August 20, 2012

I found this little bird on the ground in my yard, at the end of a particularly hard day. I cradled him in my hand and brought him inside. He looks like I’ve been feeling, lately. I’m so thankful for (…)

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Alcoholism and Surrender

by Angeliska on August 18, 2012

My friend and intrepid traveling companion Brett Caraway wrote this piece about alcoholism during our journey up to Canada. It is the product of his path to understanding over the past year, and has also been the subject of many (…)

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The Smoky Shadows of Dollywood

by Angeliska on August 12, 2012

It has been a dream of mine to visit Dollywood for a long, long time now – and today, I can happily say that my wish has been finally been fulfilled! What’s even more amazing is that my experience exploring (…)

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No Room in My Heart For the Blues

by Angeliska on August 8, 2012

Twenty-six years ago today, my mother died. She died of cancer, in her parent’s home in Lone Grove, Texas. A year ago today, I was writing about her, and her deep love of Hank Williams, in the kitchen of the (…)

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Family Vacation – Hank Williams’ Grave

by Angeliska on August 8, 2012

When I was six years old, my mother and father and I drove from Taylor, Texas to Montgomery, Alabama to make a pilgrimage to Hank Williams’ grave. This was to be our first, last and only family vacation. At the (…)

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