Bless their little hearts…
Marriage is a compilation of laughter, tears, and occasional inane spats over nothing, Life in the south is a combination of sass, sophistication, and sticky situations. When you mix these together, the result is gut-splitting hysterical. In these Southern short stories, the whimsical Williams couple takes readers on the highs and lows of their Southern marriage.
Dalton Williams, a well-meaning and kind-hearted gentleman, has ideas that are quirky and kooky—many times going awry. His practical and sensible wife, Grace, keeps him grounded. Embark upon a fun-filled and hilarious journey through the aisles of Publix supermarket to the frustration of Daylight Saving Time. Dalton and Grace are familiar faces experiencing
life’s oftentimes silly mundanity, and when you add their adorable and sassy Aunt Toogie, you have a real southern treat!
These short stories were written by Bill Stevens and edited by his wife, Ann Stevens. They live in Daniel Island, a suburb of Charleston, South Carolina. They enjoy reading, writing, travel, giving back to their community, and spending time with their four children and ten grandchildren.
Given the uncertain, chaotic, and noisy times of daily life, we all need to pause, slow down, and savor the special people who come into our lives. In addition to family and friends, the presence of the occasional stranger just might step into your heart.
Dalton and Grace
The elderly gent shuffled slowly along the salad bar island, lifting each vegetable with plastic tongs for closer inspection. He then deposited the item either onto his plate or back to a salad topping crock—although frequently not into the one from whence it had come. While a few diners grumbled as the line to the salad bar began to back up like rush-hour traffic, I savored the leisurely pace because we were dining at four-fifteen in the afternoon!