Tag Archives: Tulee Main

Tulee Main . . . Where there’s a will . . .

Where there’s a will – there’s relatives.     No idea who first came up with that twist but it sure seems to be a truthful, if sad, commentary on us. In The Passing of Tulee Main, that very thing comes up. … Continue reading

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Winter, Tyson County and Grits

The Passing of Tulee Main starts out speaking of ‘an exceptionally pleasant day’ under a ‘late spring sun’. Lovely image. Well things have changed. Again, I’m sitting today in my home on the side of Doe Mountain, unable to reach … Continue reading

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Tulee Main – Vinegar Pie

Vinegar Pie? Doesn’t sound encouraging, does it? No, it doesn’t but it: A) tastes great and B) has a real connection to Tyson County and Tulee Main. Read on. The folks in Tyson County and the surrounding region were descendants … Continue reading

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Commitment – Tulee Main

In the novel, “The Passing of Tulee Main”, a small snippet of Tulee’s life shows up as Liz prepares to wind up the estate after Tulee’s death. There’s more to the passage, but the part of interest today is: “A … Continue reading

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Tulee Main ~ ‘Meth-am-phet-a-mine’

The two couples idly chatted until MarLee, feeling left out, suddenly spoke up. “I know all about meth-am-phet-a-mine.” The complex word came out in small chunks as she struggled through it. Marlee’s eight. She’s the carefully protected granddaughter of Bart … Continue reading

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Tulee Main ~ Home Schooling

At one point in ‘Tulee Main’, Liz asks Bart, “Did you know Susan and Ben were trying to figure out a way to home school MarLee?” Home schooling is another subject that crops up as we follow Tulee’s family through … Continue reading

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. . . how should we then live?

Not an original question at all, but one that’s at the heart of ‘Tulee Main’. Tulee‘s a story, hopefully an entertaining story; a mystery of sorts, a crime novel certainly, but more than anything else, a question. As you read … Continue reading

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Crime – Tulee Main

‘The Passing of Tulee Main’ is a story involving a sturdy, honest family in a gentle, rural land – but the tale’s permeated with crime. “You’re going to kill her” . . . “What’s wrong with you, you drooling idiot?” … Continue reading

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Faith

Faith. It’s such a small word, just five everyday letters, yet it has been the mightiest of forces. It kept Moses on a pain-filled, often thankless journey for better than four decades; frequently dealing with the whining, complaining and back-stabbing … Continue reading

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The Kitchen – Tulee Main

‘Beautiful Homes’ magazines – whatever their titles – spend a lot of time on pools, patios, ‘great rooms’ and a host of even more gee whiz items.  That’s understandable; the publishers’ aim is often to get out on the edge … Continue reading

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