Saturday, March 23, 2019
little kids are watching

Little Kids Are Watching

He’s only three. But I aimed to take him anyway. I questioned my judgement, but my daughter-in-law said he would be all right. “He’ll...
promises kept

Promises We Keep

I have a pact with my sister. I promised her that I would make sure she was wearing lipstick when she dies. Not literally at...
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Tiger With A Big Heart

She was a short lady and about as big around as she was tall. She had a mop of curls on her head and...
New year advice

A Little Advice

The simple fact is that folks typically set unrealistic goals as New Year’s Resolutions. Me included. I’m sorry, it’s plain fact. The truth. Not only does...
christmas blessing

A Christmas Blessing

Around Christmas four years ago, after buying our retirement home in Orlando, I went to Hobby Lobby on a quest for new Christmas trees....
daddy and me

What I Got From My Father

I got my looks from my father.  His brown eyes, skin coloring, and face shape.  And the dominant eyebrows come from him, too.  I...
rotary phones

Ring Ring

I heard a theatre teacher talking about using a rotary telephone in a period piece workshop. The scene required a young woman to dial...
thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Thankful

It’s three days until Thanksgiving. The traffic is picking up. There’s a buzz in the air. Plans are being made for the big day....
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Do You Know What Freedom Sounds Like?

I’m married to an Air Force Veteran. Colonel John “Buck” Owens flew combat missions in Iraq. He commanded hundreds of Airmen and led a twelve...
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King Edward

My daddy carried a King Edward Imperial Cigar Box back and forth from his office every day. The box rested casually on our dining...
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