Will’s burns turned out to be minor. Nothing the nurse couldn’t sooth with ointments and creams. But I was still getting nowhere with my conversations about God. It wasn’t that I was useless at this church camp. I wrote a couple of skits the campers seemed to like. One featured God as a guest on [...]
For the last 16 years I’ve spent one week each summer as a Cabin Dad at the Episcopal Church Camp in Way, Mississippi. A Camp called Bratton Green. I was first asked to attend the camp in 1995. The rather handsome young priest who extended the invitation asked if I would serve as a cabin [...]
I love to encounter strangers who know little of our state — especially those who believe the oversimplified, often sensationalized reports, about Mississippi. Nothing is quite as gratifying as rattling off a list of notable, accomplished Mississippians. I start with football: the greatest receiver of all time; the most prolific..
Neil White is an author, playwright and publisher. On occasion, he will contribute other stories of mortification to HottyToddy.com By Neil White Email Neil White at firstname.lastname@example.org On an unbearable Mississippi August afternoon, I was doodling on a legal pad in my office, phone propped between my neck and shoulder,..