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.

‘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...

‘Clubhouse’ by Shane Brown

A few months ago, Rilee got a playhouse built for her by request and charm. It was built swiftly and out of love. She...

‘Change’ by Shane Brown

My call has gotten better. I claimed to Paula (and a story) that one night it would. I'm talking about my call for the...

‘Windows’ by Shane Brown

I've always heard the saying that one door closes and one door opens. I believe that. But, what about the window you stare out every...
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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...

‘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....

‘November 24’ by Shane Brown

It's a late Monday night here in Tula. It's November 23, and it's a day I regret, but not like the day I dread...
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‘Changes’ by Shane Brown

I had my very first reading of my own stories today at the public library in Oxford; something different for me. It was special...

‘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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‘Top of the Hill’ by Shane Brown

Today isn't a normal day at Brown Family Dairy. Right now, I am the only one on top of the hill. The place is silent...