Tag: Hope

54 Quotes from 46 People

I’m a tad late with this, but (cue minimalist fanfare) here’s my annual birthday post, based on a budding tradition that originally wasn’t meant to be a tradition. It just worked out that way. It all started with 50/50, some thoughts I shared as I hit the mid-century […]

Mirrors and Memories

  And so it was As I pondered tonight What should I post What should I write   Many folks are busy With kith and with kin Anything I scribble Will hit the dust bin   Unseen and forlorn Lost in the fray Of folks celebrating The spirit […]

A Promise to Keep

Dearest Ilene, I know you’ve been a bit busy, what with your challenging journey, so you may not have had time to notice the little hints I’ve been sprinkling among my posts for the last few weeks. Earlier this year you asked me if I could, and I […]

Past Imperfect – #400

Note: Those of you who have been with me for a while know that I have certain stories that I re-share during the holidays. This is the first of several that you will see (re-see?) over the next few weeks. Enjoy.   Momma: “Lucille, get away from the […]

With Drawl

New Introductory Note: To give this the proper context, I should mention this was originally written in October of 2016, one month before an election that changed everything in America. I’m reposting it now because, even though the specifics of this piece are a bit dated, the overall […]

Gratitude on a Hot Summer Night

Hey, folks. It’s one o’clock in the morning and still 92 degrees in Dallas. I know some of you were expecting this post to be the conclusion of “The Bonnywood Embassy”, what with that “to be continued” teaser, and that is coming, but I wanted to share a […]