This week we welcome Kathy Harris to Author Memories.
Kathy lives near Nashville with her husband and their two Shiloh Shepherd dogs.
Drive Thru Chicken
By Kathy Harris
When he grew up in the 1940s, life was a lot different than today. Conveniences were limited. “Fast food” meant leftovers. There were no McDonalds. No Wendy’s. No KFC. Like most rural Midwestern families after the Depression, my grandparents raised their children on the basics. Beans, potatoes and biscuits. They grew their own vegetables, picked berries and fruit from the yard, and raised their own meat. Beef was a special treat. They ate pork tenderloin only once a year at Thanksgiving, and fried chicken was reserved for Sundays and special occasions.
Evidently that wasn’t such a bad thing. My dad found out a few years ago that the Fisher kids looked forward to seeing him coming up the road, because it usually meant they would be having fried chicken for supper that night.
Although the “drive-thru” hadn’t been invented in the 1940’s, thanks to my dad it was just around the corner for the Fisher family. Or, at least, that’s how the story goes.
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During the next few months, Josh struggles with his faith, Beth hides a secret that may destroy their marriage. She also discovers a decades-old connection to Dr. Abrams that could change his life forever.
She worked her way to becoming a member of the Operations Management Team, eventually heading up the company's public relations and marketing department. A lifelong fascination for books and editing led to her working as a book agent for Oak Ridge Boys' vocalist Joe Bonsall. Joe subsequently published four books, including his bestselling inspirational
biography, G.I. Joe & Lillie.
For several years, Kathy freelanced entertainer biographies and wrote, as well as ghost wrote, news stories and columns for various music publications. In 2007, she sold her first Christian non-fiction story, "Walk on Water," which was included in Thomas Nelson's All My Bad Habits I Learned from Grandpa. That fall, one of her devotions was included in The One Year Life Verse Devotional, published by Tyndale House. Kathy's writing is also included in Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks, Mom.
An active member of American Christian Fiction Writers and the publicity officer for Middle Tennessee Christian Writers, Kathy lives near Nashville with her husband and their two Shiloh Shepherd dogs. She regularly interviews literary and music guests on her blog,
For more about Kathy, check her website at http://kathyharrisbooks.com/index.html