Category Archives: Slice of Life

beware the (fill-in-the-blank) immigrants


I collect words and quotes like some people collect antique automobiles, and recently I’ve been interested in American presidential quotes on specific topics like, for example, immigration. The American Immigration Center offers quotes from noted Americans on the topic of … Continue reading

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time’s up according to Oprah, and I would never argue with her


Pretty and I are awards show junkies, and the Golden Globes starts our official 2018 preoccupation with pop culture. To be honest, Pretty is somewhat of the Queen of Pop at our house because I just can’t keep up with … Continue reading

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hello, gorgeous – the memories, the music, the magic of Streisand


When Ellen DeGeneres introduced Barbra Streisand on her show a week before Christmas, I was a member of her mesmerized TV viewing audience… but felt something was slightly off kilter from the moment Barbra made her entrance. What was wrong, … Continue reading

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in life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with


in life, it’s not where you go, it’s who you travel with (Hallmark Shoebox greeting card – courtesy Lisa Martin) I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions any more since I’ve realized I’ll never keep them. If you’re a … Continue reading

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who knew the 17th. Christmas was the charm?


The image I’ve used as the header for my blog during December this year is a picture that Number One Son took of his mother and me in our very first home at our very first Christmas together in December, … Continue reading

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missing baby Jesus update – the Red Man’s Christmas traditions


On Christmas Eve my thoughts return to the thrilling days of yesteryear when The Red Man ranted and raved his way through cyberspace for seven years from 2010 – 2016. Red was a rescued Welsh terrier that became my alter … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to me – BOOKS ARE IN!!!


books in the warehouse – being shipped to customers today Thanks so much to all of you have pre-ordered – if you haven’t ordered your copies, please do soon! P.S. There will be several opportunities in January and February to … Continue reading

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maybe if we don’t talk about them, they’ll just disappear


In March of this year, two months after the inauguration of the 45th. president of the Unites States, the Department of Health and Human Services dropped questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in two surveys of elderly people (which … Continue reading

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sweet home Alabama!


Thank you to the people of Alabama for restoring my faith and hope in a life-long American dream of liberty and justice for all and for reminding me that Every Vote Counts. I especially want to thank the black women … Continue reading

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the surprise Christmas visit: you raised me up


If I could travel through time today, I would have no interest in traveling forward. No, I would opt for backward time travel to make a surprise Christmas Eve visit with my family in my hometown of Richards, Texas in … Continue reading

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