Author: Hillbilly

My Old Man

I first heard this song by Zac Brown last week when Home Free covered it and released their video. I really don’t listen to the radio all that much anymore, or much music for that matter. When I was younger,

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The ’53 International

Back in the day, when my imagination was geared more toward the innocence of a child and the wonderment of all things new, one of my most favorite past times was driving for miles and miles in my grandpa’s 1953

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Meet Me At The Tipple

As I’ve mentioned several times in this blog, I grew up and live in an old mining town, and by old I mean when the mines first started up they were dug out by men and the coal was hauled

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That Should Be Me

  That should be me standing beside you in a picture, That should be me holding your hand, That should be me laying beside you in the bed, That should be me drawing our names in the sand. That should be

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Unfinished

This post is in response to today’s Daily Post Prompt. When I saw the subject of the prompt, my emotions rolled like thunder rolling through a long valley. Since January 2015, I have lost six people from my life to the

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How Milwaukee’s Best Became Milwaukee’s Beast

If you know anything about beer, then you’ve probably already discerned the gist of this post, but read on, it get’s, um, interesting. Let me start at the beginnin’ of the particular day the details of this post surround. It started

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Throwin’ Down Some Hillbilly Common Sense

I’m not sure what kinda feedback I’m gonna get from this post, but I’ve been thinkin’ about this for a long time. I even posted something similar way back when, but this is different. Without gettin’ into a lot of

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Taters

Way back in the stone ages of my youth, there were a handful of things I absolutely despised doing, plantin’ and diggin’ taters were two of ’em. Ya see, we always had a garden. Now I’m not talkin’ about some

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Arguments! Everything Is An Argument!

Why? Why MUST people insist on arguing with every single word I say? And by people, I mean my mom and 6-year-old son. I know what you’re gonna say, especially if you know my situation. Mom has Dementia and my

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Response

Over the last couple of days, I have gotten several comments about my writing. I’ve had people tell me that I have a gift for it. I’m not too sure about that, but I’m gonna give it a shot. I’m

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