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- 1969 – Not Every “L” Knew She Was Being Liberated (from Not Quite the Same)
- Sleepless in Seattle – Part 3 (from Not Quite the Same)
- Sleepless in Seattle – Part 2 (from Not Quite the Same)
- Sleepless in Seattle – Part 1 (from Not Quite the Same)
- Sheila Gets a Shave (from Deep in the Heart)
- find your happy place
- memory makers over Memorial Day
- I will be missing you, Tina Turner
- Calling All Lesbians – Time to Speak Out!
- Nana, is your birthday over yet?
- Prologue to I’ll Call It Like I See It Revisited
- Economics 101 Revisited
- Epilogue For Deep in the Heart Revisited
- and then there were these Mother’s Day Moments in 2023
- making fudge with my mother
Flannery O'Connor answered the mystery for me of why I write?
I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say.
Author Archives: Sheila Morris
1969 – Not Every “L” Knew She Was Being Liberated (from Not Quite the Same)
As the Gay Liberation Movement fired opening volleys in the cultural wars in large cities on the East and West Coasts of the country in the late 1960s following the Stonewall uprising in 1969 in New York City, I continued … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, The Way Life Was Tagged gay liberation movement, living and working in seattle in the late 1960s, southern baptist church, southwestern baptist theological seminary in ft worth texas, stonewall in 1969, tax season for the cpa firm, the uber rich, winter weather in seattle in the 1960s 10 Comments
Sleepless in Seattle – Part 2 (from Not Quite the Same)
The trip with Adrian to Seattle from Houston was the beginning of my venture into unfamiliar territories. Since neither of us had time constraints or very much money, we planned our course around Adrian’s friends and family locations. Our first … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, The Way Life Was Tagged bay meadows race track, big sur, evergreen state, grand canyon, grimes county review, harry belafonte, hearst castle, highway 1 in california, huntington beach california, las vegas, pacific ocean, santa barbara california, surfside beach in brazoria county texas, washington oregon state line 6 Comments
Sheila Gets a Shave (from Deep in the Heart)
“George, here comes Sheila for her shave,” said Old Man Tom Grissom, who was already in his favorite spot in the barbershop by the time I got there. Ma, my grandmother who had been married to Barber George Morris for … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, The Way Life Was Tagged barbershop, general store clerk, grandmother understanding sexual orientation of granddaughter in 1950s, grandparents, growing up in 1950s rural texas, old men whittling and gossiping, old spice after shave, one barber chair bought in 1930s by rural barber 2 Comments
find your happy place
From our first trip together to Cancun, Mexico in 2001… …to a recent outing 22 years later with our granddaughters at a local Mexican restaurant… …Pretty and I have considered Mexican food to be nectar of the gods Viva! Viva! … Continue reading
memory makers over Memorial Day
(l – r) Molly, Ella and Caleb Our granddaughters sixteen-month-old Molly with three-year-old big sister Ella plus their ten-month-old first cousin Caleb had a room with a view in our Memorial Day weekend place in the mountains of the South … Continue reading
I will be missing you, Tina Turner
Every time I think of youI always catch my breathAnd I’m still standing here, and you’re miles awayAnd I’m wondering why you leftAnd there’s a storm that’s ragingThrough my frozen heart tonightI hear your name in certain circlesAnd it always … Continue reading
Calling All Lesbians – Time to Speak Out!
My most recent interview with Dianne Barrett for the B-E Collection is now available on the website under Coming Out stories. I think it’s probably my best of the three I’ve had with her. Certainly my most relaxed. If you … Continue reading
Nana, is your birthday over yet?
Yes, Nana a/k/a Pretty had a birthday party on her birthday Sunday, May 21st. at Drew and Caroline’s house where she had the best time! Three-year-old Ella and sixteen-month-old Molly love a birthday party, too so they had almost as … Continue reading
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