Jaine Treadwell

You never know when Mama will come by

Mama came by yesterday. I was putting out a few bedding plants when she came. It was one of those late spring afternoons when you ... Read more

Will summer be ‘hot as a fox’s behind’?

Mama had a funny way of saying things. Some of them I understood. Some I didn’t. When she would get real hot, she’d say “I’m ... Read more

Spring fever brings memories of cleaning and camp

Daffodils bring on spring fever, and I’ve had a full-blown case of it. Not the kind of spring fever you get when you’re young and in ... Read more

He never got ‘stuck’ in life

Having grown up in Brundidge, I was blessed with having many colorful characters in my life. Naming them all would be difficult – Ol’ Peg, ... Read more

What would Daddy think of these cell phones?

Daddy called Mama, “Ma Bell,” for good reason. Mama was a talented talker. What she did before the telephone must be left to speculation. I ... Read more