Speaking Engagement Topics:
Day in the Life of a Cotton Picker" Humorous talk about
rural farm life in the 1950's, picking cotton by hand and family
routines. Rising early, eating a big breakfast, dressing for the
field, customized cotton sacks, the walk to the field, picking with rhythm,
eating lunch on the turn row, picking a sack full of cotton, going to the
scales, emptying the cotton, keeping weights and reaming of new clothes and
Apron" Remembrances of Momma's apron, and its many uses:
to wipe tears, gather eggs, dust furniture, hide small children, carry
clothespins, collect small treasures in the pockets and kill wasps with astonishing
things along" Reflecting on how things are passed along
from generation to generation: from plants to recipes, talents to folklore,
humor to parables and life to death.
work" The many roles of women, such as Mother, Lover,
Conversational Innovator, Endurance Teacher, Exercise Guru, Vacation
Planner, Spiritual Leader, Myth Dispeller, Equalization Board, Custody
Mediator and Telephone Receptionist.
Main Requirements for being a Journalist" Curiosity about
things, Passion for Writing and Integrity in Work.
Topics upon Request.