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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‘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...
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‘A Dairy Farmer’s Christmas’ by Shane Brown

My work week during the Christmas holidays was a little different last week. I didn't work my normal job but only two days. My boss,...
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‘Hard Work and Happiness’ by Shane Brown

When I work for Anthony during the week, it's usually hard physical labor every day. I'm happy for the work, but damn, it's something...
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‘A Walk Around the Pond’ by Shane Brown

I came home today and went straight back behind the cabin to let my kids' new puppy out of its kennel while icing down...
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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...

‘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...

‘Gone Hunting’ by Shane Brown

I'm not much of a hunter. Hell, I'm not a hunter. I will hunt when friends call and ask me to go. Maybe. I've...

‘A Letter to Dad’ by Shane Brown

If you knew Dad pretty well then you knew about his letters. He'd rather write you a letter than pick up the phone. Those letters...

‘These Boots’ by Shane Brown

I came to The Cool Pad to take some pictures tonight of certain things for a story I wanted to write. I'm gonna write a...

‘Sitting Forever’ by Shane Brown

I had plans to come home tonight and set up the TV outside under the kitchen pavilion to watch the first game of the...