Fortune’s Wheel

Fortune’s Wheel

Fortune’s Wheel ​The following is an excerpt from a biography of Jack Corbett tentatively titled The Book about Jack Corbett and a Lot of Other Stuff — Having entrusted yourself to Fortune’s dominion, you must conform to your mistress’s ways....
Aunt Edith’s House

Aunt Edith’s House

Aunt Edith’s House The old woman we called Granny was my great grandmother, and Aunt Edith was her oldest child. Edith was born in Minnesota in 1894, probably near Lower Red Lake or Leech Lake. Granny’s husband, Dr. George Davidson, was a physician with...
Granny

Granny

Granny The old woman we called Granny was my mother’s mother’s mother, my mom’s grandmother and my great grandmother. Granny was born in Giles County, Tennessee, in 1872. She was 91 years old when I entered the first grade and died just five months shy of 100. She had...