The New Year

The New Year, 2019, full of promise, resolutions, and anticipation arrives with cold, rainy, windy weather and very little sunshine down on the Gulf Coast. So what’s a little weather? Right. Shortly thereafter I discover a water leak in the ceiling of our bathroom.  I check it out, reason we’re getting a new roof anyway,… Read more »

Christmas 1964

Christmas is a special time for many children in the world. Those who celebrate the holiday suddenly remember around Thanksgiving, that they need to be “good” in order for Santa to come on Christmas Eve. The world is filled with suddenly helpful, obedient, and non-fussing-with-sibling, children (laughing)! It’s a wonder that parents don’t arrange for… Read more »

Travelin’

Ya know when you thought, “Oh I want a job that travels! I would love to be a traveling business professional! I want to explore!” Pause. Now that I have traveled for work, and more specifically, spent 12 nights in October not in my own bed… I really don’t know what I was thinking…. Just… Read more »

Fifty Years – 1968

The CNN special 1968 is worth watching. Why? History matters. It always has. 1968, fifty years ago, resonates today through the resulting cultural and social changes of that year. That year changed our country and influenced many of us who lived through it. In 1968, I turned 16. Social changes rocked the country. Integration was now the… Read more »