Category Archives: Reflections

happy 4th? not according to the immigrants who founded our country


July, 1776 (image from Deseret News, July 04, 2014) (image from Deseret News, July 04, 2014) I find it impossble to say the words Happy 4th. this year when there is no real life, no liberty whatsoever and certainly no … Continue reading

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one woman’s bucket list is another woman’s good life


me and my best friend Charly enjoy Pretty’s bucket list Pretty’ s bucket list got one wish lighter this summer with the nearly completed screened in porch in our backyard. We had a screened porch with a wonderful squeaky wooden … Continue reading

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Daddy and his dogs


Lordy, Lordy – my daddy loved his dogs. Daddy with his bird dog in his lap, his open Bible on the table,  and his hunting gun leaning in the background The first and last memories of my daddy always include … Continue reading

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road trippin’


To say my mom and I had a complicated connection is an understatement. What I am grateful for, however, is that neither of us ever gave up on the other; and occasionally we set aside our differences, however briefly, to … Continue reading

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Vive la France! D-Day, the donald, and the drop shot


The French have it all this week: 75th. Anniversary of the Allied invasion in WWII that began on the beaches in Normandy on June 06, 1944 (commonly referred to as D-Day); an American president on the continent who truly can’t … Continue reading

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Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home (Happy Pride!)


In June, 2017 I shared my excitement about the upcoming publication of Southern Perspectives – the cover was all I had back then – but I could see the finish line of a very long journey. Two years later I am … Continue reading

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who’s afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?


Apparently everyone. The Democrats allow the Big Bad Wolf to ignore congressional subpoenas under the guise of special privileges for Big Wolves. Not just for himself but for anyone who they demand appear before Congressional committees on the second Tuesday … Continue reading

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forever faithful – woman’s best friend


Charly has found her spot for my recovery Greetings and salutations from Cardinal Drive in West Columbia, South Carolina, to all my friends and neighbors in real life and cyberspace, too. For those of you who are keeping count with … Continue reading

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Nick Kyrios is to Tennis as Donald Trump is to the American people — bad to the bone


Nick Kyrios is  an Australian professional tennis player ranked #25 in the world in men’s singles. Daniil Medvedev is a Russian tennis player currently ranked #14 by the ATP in men’s singles. Today they met in the first round of … Continue reading

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Cowgirl Up!


Big wheels keep on rolling, but small wheels sometimes get stuck in the mud that is life in the slow lane. After nearly two weeks of birthday fun and festivities (seriously TWO weeks), my small wheels have come to a … Continue reading

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