Category Archives: Life

a pre-thanksgiving meltdown


Pretty and I have so much to be thankful for this year I plan to do a Very Thankful Thanksgiving post in the next few days – complete with pictures of our six weeks old baby granddaughter. Thanksgiving is my … Continue reading

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PT – I see light at the end of the tunnel, but the train headed toward me today


Good morning … or afternoon, he said glancing at the clock on the wall, why don’t you come over here and we can talk while we wait? I glanced around the usually filled waiting room at the rehab facility to … Continue reading

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quid pro quo? mother goose says hell, no! it’s a shakedown!


Pretty began today by announcing she wished we turned back the clocks every night. If we did, she continued, she would be out of bed every morning at a respectable hour. That’s hilarious, I said, and laughed. Our conversation went … Continue reading

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Chick Rebels in Words and Music: Molly Ivins and Linda Ronstadt


I dearly love the state of Texas, but I consider that a harmless perversion on my part, and discuss it only with consenting adults. – Molly Ivins (1944 – 2007) Molly Ivins was a writer best known for her columns … Continue reading

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I TAWT I TAW A PUTTY TAT, but Mick says I didn’t


Give credit where credit is due. Mick Mulvaney was actually born in Alexandria, Virginia – not South Carolina, according to his Wikipedia profile, and grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. He didn’t attend any schools or colleges in South Carolina … Continue reading

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who won the debate last night? don’t ask Pretty and me


Pretty and I actually watched the Dems debate last night together all the way to the end of the three hours plus a few minutes over (which was significant because Pretty typically gets her debate news from Twitter so I … Continue reading

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GIRL POWER: UNSCRIPTED AND UNSTOPPABLE -AND SOMETIMES NEEDING A BATH


Tomorrow is the International Day of the Girl Child with its 2019 theme Girl Power: Unscripted and Unstoppable. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says “We need to uphold the equal rights, voices, and influence of girls in our families, communities, … Continue reading

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will the circle be unbroken?


Will the circle be unbroken by and by, by and by. There’s a better home a waiting in the sky,  in the sky. I stood between my grandmother and granddaddy during the hymn singing and, although they each held a … Continue reading

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ain’t it funny how time slips away?


If you didn’t take advantage of the Ken Burns 16-hour special on Country Music through your local PBS station during the past three weeks, the title I stole today for my post (which is the title of one of my … Continue reading

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more saltgrass tales (by GP Morris)


GP Morris is the son of my father’s brother Ray. He is a graduate of the University of Texas in Austin. He has lived in or around Houston, Texas all his life but has a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter living … Continue reading

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