I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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Monthly Archives: August 2015
A conversation in Caterpillar Lane – Harry: “I haven’t seen Legus lately, have you?” Fuzzy: “Last I saw him, he had crawled into a pine bark and dried up. Sure looked dead.” Harry: “That’s bad. He was a good … Continue reading
Sometime back I was asked this question. In what way are you a “Why not” kind of person? I showered myself with accolades about being a “Why Not” sort of person, ready to chance new things. That was a lot … Continue reading
Franz Kafka said, “we ought to read only books that bite and sting us.” What’s the last thing you read that bit and stung you? Prompt from the Daily Post, Michelle W. August 23. In late summer of 2011, I … Continue reading
“It’s just not fair, Frank.” Hearing the these words very plainly, I glanced up from the lettuce bin to see who spoke. There was only one other person in the produce aisle – an average looking lady with dark brown … Continue reading
I promised someone another story set in the pre-World War II days, so here goes. Got your rear view glasses on. Look in my memory bank. Pete—burning tumble weeds out of fence rows, being careful not to burn the posts. … Continue reading
Prompt Daily Post, August 16 Community “I saw a Braum’s truck last Tuesday morning.” I mean I really saw that truck. Right on the main intersection of town. Seeing that truck smacked me on the head and said, “Wake up.” … Continue reading
“Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the Lord your God. And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the Lord which sanctify you” (Lev. 20:7,8). Jehovah-M’Kaddish – Jehovah who sanctifies Ex 31:13; Lev. 20:8; … Continue reading
Prompt from Michele W. August 8—Write a letter to my 14-year-old self. Then write to the “self” I will be in twenty years. Also I’m adding a third letter from my future self to my present self. Letter Number One … Continue reading
(Reblogged on this day when we are to check out our “about” page, assignment for blogging101) I was raised in an era when children were to be “seen and not heard” with an implied promise that I would have a … Continue reading