Essays About Life's Big And Little Moments With A Slightly Irreverent Twist.
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Picking Berries in the Heat
Sweltering is not the word for this July 4th day on Buttermilk Creek Farm in Burlington, NC where my friend and I picked, ate and fought off bees for the sweet taste of berries popping in our mouths and luckily not on our clothes.
With a unified voice, two of the South’s most admired journalists combine talent, experience and vision for a blog that promises more things creative from what will soon be known as a Deep South dream team. “Storytelling,” says Doc Lawrence, a veteran editor, publisher and lifelong print journalist, “is second nature to Lynne Brandon, something she does with authenticity.” Lawrence, whose publishing and radio/TV career began many years ago, welcomes the relationship with another skilled writer. “Good writing is like really good wine,” says Lawrence. “There are no accidents. Lynne is genuine, as Southern as Harper Lee and Fannie Flagg. She is headed to the top of Southern writers." Lynne Brandon lives in Greensboro, North Carolina and Doc Lawrence works from his home in Stone Mountain, Georgia near Atlanta.