Sweet summertime

Sweet summertime

Summer is in full swing. Every year, I hope we have a mild summer. Every year, I am wrong. But then again, I live in Texas where it is hot, especially in the summer. This past spring was glorious!  We had lots of rain that brought on an abundance of wildflowers. Texas...

Roots of my raising

I was on my way to work early this morning, listing to old country music station. A song came on that I haven’t heard in years. It was “The roots of my raising” by Merle Haggard from 1976. In 1976, I was graduating from high school and listening to...

Loud quiet

I have noticed lately how loud the world is becoming.  Even on a quiet day there is noise.  Cell phones buzzing and dinging for our attention, fitbits and Apple watches vibrating to walk more or check that instant message. Reminders going off on iPads and Alexa.  All...

Sixty

My 60th birthday is coming up rapidly. I remember when my grandmother turned 60. I thought she was so old! Even though she was a very vibrant red head with red lipstick and sassy attitude. I t seems like I just turned around, and I am hitting 60. I think it is the...