My new book, "Down Memory Lane"* was recently published by "Hoot Books Publishing." It is "A Nostalgic Memoir of Life in the Southern Appalachians." It is my memoir about growing up and growing older in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and Tennessee. In this book, I don't dwell on the negative aspects of my life, but, instead, I emphasize the positive aspects.
In this blog post, as an exclusive for my blog readers, I'm showing some of the photographs that pertain to what is written in my book.
My mother and father, Jean and Bill Botts, owned a drugstore in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, and here is a picture of their soda fountain-
Everyone should have in a space in their house to keep and even display their treasures, things that bring back positive memories. You don't even need a whole room; you could just have a shelf or even a drawer for your memorabilia.