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.

‘The Cold Hole’ by Shane Brown

The Cold Hole is gone. I decided yesterday afternoon to make a quick loop through Old Dallas before I had some company show up at...

‘The Lights in Collins’ by Shane Brown

It's a Friday night in the fall. The air is cool, and the lights are bright. There is a smell in the air, and...

‘The Milk Man’ by Shane Brown

“Billy Ray will work hard and his farm will make a living for him, and he will be happy, and his life will be...

‘A Ghost’ by Shane Brown

I remember being a little kid and Mama walking around videoing anything and everything she could. Dad had just recently published Facing The Music...

‘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...

‘Rilee’ by Shane Brown

Growing up I always thought to myself that I wanted three boys of my own one day to raise. I grew up loving sports and...

‘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...

‘The Grass around Daddy’s Grave’ by Shane Brown

I don't know most folks that cut the grass around their daddy's grave site. But I do. It's my last thing I do when...

‘A Shade Tree’ by Shane Brown

The private property and no trespassing sign that use to be nailed up on the cedar tree that shades the dock are gone. So...