Shane Brown

Shane Brown is a HottyToddy.com contributor and the son of noted author Larry Brown. Shane is an Oxford native with Yocona and Tula roots. Shane is a graduate of Mississippi State University and works as a salesman for Best Chance. He has two children — Maddux, age 9, and Rilee, age 7 — and makes his home at “A Place Called Tula.” He can be reached at msushanebrown@yahoo.com. Copyright Shane Brown, 2015.

‘Glowing Flames Of The Shack’ By Shane Brown

I came home last night to write a story about this picture, but I got lost about what to write about. I've been getting...

‘I Never Thought I’d Hear A Gunshot’ By Shane Brown

I started milking cows at 7:15 this morning. I didn't know I had to milk until Billy Ray asked me to the night before....

‘Then I’ll Go Home’ by Shane Brown

I get to work every day, and I usually pack milk bottles up in coolers to be delivered somewhere in north Mississippi. But every...

‘Pray for Oxford’ by Shane Brown

Oxford. Anchor, Pine Flat, Harmontown, Yocona, Pea Ridge, Pine Bluff, Potlocna, Abbeville, Taylor, Quail Creek, Paris, Lafayette Springs, Tula, Clear Creek, College Hill, Coontown,...

‘So I Go’ by Shane Brown

I've built and created things in my life that are incredible. The two of the most are my kids and I hope they learn...
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“That Old Beat-Up Truck” by Shane Brown

That old beat-up truck used to be so pretty. It's still pretty to me because I know what it used to be and what it...
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‘A Mississippi Summer Night’ by Shane Brown

I love a Mississippi summer night. There are different views I get and different sounds I need and wanna feel that make my body and...
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‘A Picture of Tula’ by Shane Brown

I think I'm gonna write a story about this picture. This picture, in my opinion, should be in a magazine somewhere, stamped by a professional...
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‘6:06 A.M.’ by Shane Brown

It's 6:06 in the morning and I don't wanna get up. I don't have to get up. My alarm is not going off for another...
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‘The Beginning’ by Shane Brown

I'm a procrastinator. A bad one. I always push off for an extra hour, a certain time or for another day. It's not because...