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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A way-back-when story. It was about 1953 or 54, the church was raising money for something. Sammy and I had no money but we had just bought our first TV. We decided to give the church the TV so they … Continue reading
The year was 1965 or 66 and I had a class of third and fourth grade students. Our language arts lesson consisted of writing about our class. The students dictated a paragraph which I wrote on the board. They were … Continue reading
Three? four? weeks I’ve been preparing for a garage sale. I was ready today, but…my husband has the shingles; he hurts too badly to put the signs in the ground, and I can’t push them down enough to stay upright (neither … Continue reading
I drove by a plot of land the other day on a busy commercial street in Oklahoma City. My heart sort of tanked with a memory from over sixty years ago. Five acres with a small frame house. At one … Continue reading
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
Shh… I’m thinking. Shh… I’m reliving moments from yesteryear. Shh… I’m striving to discover a deep dark secret from my childhood. My internal tape recorder reveals no mystery, no secrets, no pain. Sort of disappointing, isn’t it? Surely I am … Continue reading
Change is generally thought to be about more technology. I love modern stuff like cars, refrigeration, cell phones, air-conditioning, computers, T.V., and such. I recently read a series of books in which some scientific abnormality put an end to all … Continue reading