Category Archives: Personal

both my girls got haircuts this week…have a look!


Spike pays no attention to the new “looks” I think they’re fabulous! yes, of course I’m cute… but where are my cookies? Mother’s Day at home with Pretty, the dogs and the pool. Life is good. Stay tuned.    

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the photo finish


I wrote the following story in February, 2012; it was first published in my third book, I’ll Call It Like I See It, and was reprinted with my permission in an anthology entitled Mothers and Other Creatures. I think of these … Continue reading

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just shy of perfection to me


My paternal grandparents celebrated their 50th. wedding anniversary in May, 1969, which means they were married in 1919 when my grandfather was 21 and my grandmother was just shy of 16… newspaper clipping from Navasota Examiner in May, 1969 (Grimes … Continue reading

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peace be unto you, namaste, shalom, toodle do


Truthfully, I have lost confidence in political surveys since the presidential election of 2016 here in the United States when almost no survey gave DT a snowball’s chance in hell of being elected. Hopelessly wrong, right? So let’s just say … Continue reading

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can you walk 4 miles in Pretty’s shoes?


Occasionally I luck into making a good decision – not often, mind you, just once in a blue moon… the moon wasn’t blue, but it was a full moon (the view from our little balcony – the moonlight bathed our … Continue reading

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the view from behind totally rocks!


When a birthday begins like this, what can go wrong… Spike and Charly were up early with me the sun also rises I love the early morning outside in the back yard when the sun is coming up through the trees, and … Continue reading

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I had decided to take a sabbatical from calling it like I see it until…


…Pretty talked me out of it. Yes, Pretty was convinced some of my cyberspace friends would miss me. I told her I thought I might need a break from blogging after almost 9 years so that I could focus on … Continue reading

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powerless


Yesterday we had a fierce storm with tornado like winds, driving downpours of rain and no electricity from about 2:30 p.m. until 9:00 0’clock this morning. As darkness fell in our family room last evening, Charly had a mindful moment … Continue reading

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and soon I’m two and seventy


I had a very sweet Happy Birthday message today on my Columbia High Class of 1964 message board from one of my boyfriends who I noticed had sent me birthday greetings for the past 3 years on this website which … Continue reading

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good luck to A’ja Wilson in WNBA draft!


Coach Dawn Staley is ready to erect a statue honoring Gamecock women’s basketball All-Everything and All-That Wizard of the Hoops A’ja Wilson, and I say let’s put that marble statue smack dab in the front of the Colonial Life Arena asap. … Continue reading

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