Category Archives: racism

hi-yo silver AWAY!


And I’m not just talking horses here. The 2020 presidential election is off and running with a posse of candidates already declared for the Democratic primaries – a group marked by the conspicuous absence of silver hair. No more “old, … Continue reading

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which anniversary is this? better ask Pretty


fun with friends at DeBordieu, 2007 So Pretty and I are having dinner with our friends Nekki and Francie after the South Carolina women’s basketball game last night, and the conversation turned to our anniversary which is this Saturday, February 9th. … Continue reading

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new book Four Ticket Ride dedicated to blogging friends Ann, Annie, Luanne, Rachel, and Susanne…and of course, to Pretty


How did I come up with the title for my latest book Four Ticket Ride? Spoiler Alert: Preface My friend Esther Isom told me this story one day as I rested in her salon chair for a pedicure which was … Continue reading

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a duck named Macho


The physical pangs of hunger and thirst for a bite to eat or something to drink can be admittedly overpowering; but recently in the midst of government shutdowns, mad hatter tweets, guilty pleas, not guilty pleas, 2020 presidential candidates throwing imaginary hats … Continue reading

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holy moly – it’s a podcast!


https://libraryvoices.podbean.com/e/sheila-morris-episode-74/ Thanks so very much to Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, for inviting me to participate on his podcast – the opportunity was the icing on the cake following the fun panel presentation at the … Continue reading

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the emperor’s new shutdown


A vain emperor who cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes hires two weavers who promise him they will make him the best suit of clothes. The weavers are con-men who convince the emperor they are using a fine fabric … Continue reading

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new nanny in DC – Mary Poppins she is not


Bervin was here first thing this morning as he had promised when he called me earlier in the week to arrange a time to come over and take care of our yard for Pretty and me – a job he has held at all … Continue reading

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I’m Thinking of a 4-Letter Word that Rhymes with Fall…


Originally posted on I'll Call It Like I See It:
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a…

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geography = destiny


Finn and Dwight spent Christmas Eve with their families with visions of sugar plums or something equally delightful dancing through their heads – 8-year-old Finn at his home in South Carolina where the moon was a gigantic white ball suspended in … Continue reading

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this girl had it going on…was she calling to Get Out the Vote?


was she making calls to Get Out the Vote? Actually, not really – this girl (me) was probably calling her office from a pay phone outside the tennis courts at the Family Circle Tennis Tournament in Hilton Head, South Carolina … Continue reading

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