Category Archives: Lesbian Literary

my recipe for a Happy Birthday!


They say you’re only 74 once so make the most of it. Pretty brought our granddaughter to visit for my birthday today! Ella loves her Nanas  Baby Ella brought her mother Pretty Too (holding cake) and her aunt twin sister … Continue reading

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the anchor holds


“The anchor holds, though the ship is battered. The anchor holds, though the sails are torn. I have fallen on my knees as I faced the raging seas. The anchor holds in spite of the storm.” Lawrence Chewning wrote The … Continue reading

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forty days milestone


When Pretty, the gay boys basketball buddies and I were making the trip from Greenville home to Columbia after watching our Gamecock women’s basketball team win the SEC tournament on Sunday, March 8th. we all were happy, thrilled, excited, chatty, … Continue reading

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learning new tricks from old dogs


I first published this post in August, 2015 but I still love it. My dogs have always been my best teachers about what truly matters. I learned that from my daddy. From the time I was five or six years … Continue reading

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your so-called social security


When I looked at our bank account last night for the umpteenth time before going to bed, I was ecstatic to see the Covid-19 recovery money had been deposited by the guvmint. Ecstatic for us – and for the guvmint … Continue reading

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i is flawed, you is flawed, we is all flawed


When someone asks me what I write, I see a slight look of disappointment when I say nonfiction. Fiction writers must have all the fun, right? Well, I have a logical explanation for my shortcomings: I is flawed, you is … Continue reading

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between hell and hackeydam


As if the Covid-19 pandemic wasn’t enough, apparently the weather has also turned against us. I hear the wind howling in the trees tonight outside my window – with the possibility of tornadoes on the way according to the weather … Continue reading

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hallelujah! revive us again


Aha. I see those hands, as the Southern Baptist revival preachers used to say from the pulpit during the altar call or “invitation” as we called it back then when we sat on the small wooden pews with the large … Continue reading

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sally and chance – an unusual love story


This is an excerpt from a post first published here in September, 2011 and later included in the 2013 Texas Folklore Society Anthology titled Cowboys, Cops, Killers and Ghosts. A little longer than my usual posts, but I hope you’ll … Continue reading

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thank God for unanswered prayer


If I were straight and young, I would be a Garth Brooks groupie. Seriously. Alas, I am neither so I will be content with listening to him via Alexa along with his other gazillion fans. One of my favorite country … Continue reading

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