We are fourth for states producing hurricane force winds, and in my lifetime alone, there have been 126 tropical, sub-tropical cyclones to hit North Carolina. Before I write anything else, I want to remember the ones who lost their lives in the storm, the ones
A lot has been happening here at the homestead. I’ll call it post Thanksgiving madness with shopping (online and in stores) wrapping flurries, cleaning up flurries, with occasional writing flurries (current WIP @ 37K), all topped off with holiday parties to attend. This weekend I’ll
Dear Purina and Waggin’ Train, You don’t know me. You don’t know that you forced me to do the unthinkable. The sort of decision I prayed I would never have to make. On August 2, 2012 after monumental efforts to save her through fluid therapy,
Low key, easy going, never cussed, rarely drank, steadfast, resilient, calm, even tempered, loving, compassionate, loyal, understanding, mechanically inclined, hard working, quiet, dog lover, reclusive, missed. May 24th, 1934 – March 3, 2015
I love watching the neighborhood kids play because they go about it like my brother and I used to, riding their bikes like the hounds of hell are on their heels, tearing up the alleys, ducking in and out of yards, or streaking down sidewalks.
My father passed away March 3rd. I spoke at his funeral Monday. This is what I said. This is the sort of life changing event that knocks the breath right out of you, doesn’t it? We hear about an illness and never seem to comprehend
It’s been a little crazy around here. I told my daughter at the end of January that I felt book-ended by crises, and once I said that, it only got more crazy. That’s what I get for opening my big mouth. I don’t talk much