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.

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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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‘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...
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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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‘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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‘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...

‘It’s Alright to Say Goodbye’ by Shane Brown

After I took this picture that day, and watched them sit out in the pasture alone, I knew it wasn't going to be much...

‘The Ride’ by Shane Brown

I got off work this afternoon and headed out to my home in Tula. I had no plans other than waiting on a friend to...
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‘On Writing and Dreams’ by Shane Brown

I don't dream much. Well, I don't remember my dreams much. But the last night's dream I do remember. And I remember the only other...

‘It’s Alright to Say Goodbye’ by Shane Brown

After I took this picture that day, and watched them sit out in the pasture alone, I knew it wasn't going to be much...

‘Happy Birthday, Bro’ by Shane Brown

I'm gonna dance like Larry Brown tonight. I'll have music real loud and a twist in my leg. One fist will be balled up and...