Feechie of the Week: Ray Cason

Okay, this is awesome. This week’s featured feechie is Ray Cason. To quote Mr. Cason, “I aint never seen so many gators in my life.” I bet you aint either.

What would a proper feechie do in the midst of so many alligators? Easy: “I just eased through ‘em and went fishing.”

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Feechie of the Week: Jake

For this week’s FotW we have to go way back into the archives, to the man who inspired Dobro Turtlebane. When I was a graduate student at Vanderbilt, I went back to my hometown in Georgia to work on a remodeling crew. One of my crewmates was a boy named Jake. He was seventeen and skinny but tough as beef jerky. He was so country that the dash and bustle of Warner Robins, GA made him gape the way you might gape at Times Square, and any time we went to a restaurant for lunch, he had the unsettling habit of telling the town girls how pretty they were.

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Feechie of the Week: Carp Man

A lot of people assume you have to go to the swamp to find feechiefolks. But as we learned in Nashville this past May, sometimes the swamp comes to you. When the Flood of 2010 inundated much of Nashville, a neighbor of my friend Thomas McKenzie got in touch with his inner feechie. Here’s

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