All posts by Dr. Sam Taggart

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Around the holidays I think a good deal about my old friends. In our lives, we...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. In the days before fast food, there were traditional meat-and-three cafés across the South. For a...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good day, I hope this note finds you well. In August of 1960 (that would be sixty-two years ago for those who are counting), I...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    I’ve always been attracted to strong women. It began with my mother, Sina Belle McAlexander Taggart. She was a quiet, reserved lady who dearly loved...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. The year was 1954 and I was eight years old. We had just moved to town...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. As many of you know, old men (and old women) like to think and talk about...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. As a child we lived on Gum Ridge Farm. Until I was four, the house we...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. In my first book, We All Hear Voices, Jack, the cook at Moon’s Bar and Grill,...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good day, I hope this note finds you well. I did not come from a musical family. Our regular sources of music were the radio...

  • Notes from Dr. Sam

    Good Day, I hope this note finds you well. Among the most gratifying aspects of the practice of medicine are the relationships you develop with...