Gloom, Despair & Agony on Me

Anybody remember Hee Haw?  Yeah, well, it was a few decades ago.  And maybe it was only in Tennessee.  Well anyway, I was not very old, but I remember watching it at my grandma's house.  If you ever saw the show, you recognize the title to this post.  This is a song that pops in … Continue reading Gloom, Despair & Agony on Me

The name

I swear my husband asks me the name of this site just so he can laugh at me repeatedly.  I get it.  The name is odd.  What is it about the word "oily" that sounds so...well, risqué and/or literally dirty?  What I'm going to share on this page is waaaayyy left field from that.  I'm … Continue reading The name

Where I am today

I am an almost-40 year old living in a very small rural town in southern middle Tennessee. Yes, we actually describe it that way, because there is nothing recognizable to non-Tennesseans close. I could tell you two hours south of Nashville (Go Preds!), but two hours south of the middle of the state can be … Continue reading Where I am today