Category Archives: sports

and on the flip side…


Canada has a new 19-year-old super star, Bianca Andreescu, who won the 2019 U.S. Open Women’s Championship in New York City this past Saturday. With that victory she became the first Canadian to win a grand slam singles title…ever. #SheTheNorth. … Continue reading

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FOG ALERT!


For all my friends who heard the sad story of my throwing away 20 years of mine and Pretty’s movie ticket stubs when I came home from my knee replacement surgery in May, I have good news. I found the … Continue reading

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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 of his life but has a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter … Continue reading

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nobody says it better than Serena


This past Tuesday night I spoke at Chris Maw’s monthly social Words and Wine which brings authors and readers together in an informal setting for food, wine, and friendly interaction. My thanks to a friend of many moons, Fred Quattlebaum … 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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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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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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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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