Tag: tradition

South Carolina field peas

This New Year’s Day I learned two very important facts about my lineage:  My great-great uncle went to FEDERAL prison for making moonshine. I’ve known for a while that his illicit corn liquor distillery led to several jailhouse stays, but I had no idea he served time in federal prison. This leads me to believe he was probably a pretty successful businessman, well as successful as one could be getting people drunk off of 200 proof liquor.  Now I know…