Daddy

I’m in love with my dad. Do I love him? Yes. But I’m talking about being in love. I like him. I like being around him. He’s funny. He makes me laugh.  He’s special. You see I didn’t grow up throwing the ball with him in the backyard. We never sat by the fireplace and… Read more »

My Fitbit

I never have a good answer about what I want for Christmas, my birthday, whatever…because I don’t really care what people get for me other than cash and gift cards (something useful…). “What kind of things could you use? Any electronics?” My dad asked. “I can’t think of any off the top of my head.… Read more »

…because, sometimes I just don’t want to!

We do things for the benefit of our families.We do things for our followers and those who support us. We do things for the benefit of our friends and loved ones.We do LOTS of things for the benefit of our children, godchildren, nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. We do things for our neighbors and community. We… Read more »

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 »