Ronda Rich

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Thanksgiving 2022

It’s been a trying year because there have been too many loved ones leave us. Some stunningly unexpected. With each, I’ve found that the way...

Life’s Best Friends

On the first day of P.E. class in seventh grade, I met Lisa who was to become my best friend through the school years that...

Early Morning Kitchen Conversation

Oh, the things a child can learn when she hears a conversation between her parents. It was early summer, when a misty dew glistened the...

The Young Who Work Hard

Last summer, when Tink was stranded in a foreign country during a television series production, I was blessed to have family teenagers pop in to...

Monroeville, Alabama

About 15 years ago, I was zipping down I-65 South, headed toward a press convention that was being held on the Alabama coast. A mile...

The Gift of Splendid Storytellers

As the years scatter behind me like a box of spilled Cheerios, I reflect on the blessings of the storytellers I have known. When I...

Imitation IS Imitation

A decade ago, I launched a new book with a tour that, with three exceptions, took me to large Southern cities and three small Mississippi...

Escaping The Chaos

The clatter. The racket. The noise. The excitement. The angst. The constant beeping of text messages. The consistent ringing of the landline. It was all...

A Southern Dream Come True

Who knows how we find some of life’s most meaningful treasures but somehow we find them and they becomes delights. Last summer, Tink was away,...

A Drinkin’ Life

Once, many years ago when I was young with a face kissed by dewiness and innocence, I knew a kind-hearted, gentle giant of a man...