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Red Hat Society - Tea and a Red Boa Anyone?

Last year I joined the Red Hat Society, more particularly The Red Hatters of Country Place (my subdivision).  I went on a few excursions, then this year for some reason unbeknownst to my better judgement, I volunteered to be a member of the Activities Committee.  343 more words

A Sporting Life

Last week marked the beginning of fall, and here in Texas it really feels like it.  We had a hard rain over the weekend, and as I write this it’s noticeably cooler with a light mist in the air. 478 more words

Growing Older

As the Wind Gently Whispers

As the wind gently whispers through the pine trees, I often think of us

when we were young, allowing the lake to pour

into us, and God’s light was bright… 71 more words

One More

“I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” – Diane Ackerman… 326 more words


A Sense of Urgency

Just ten days ago I was sunning myself at Rehoboth Beach in Delaware, my 40-plus-years-old beach chair firmly positioned in the sand beneath me, with my 70-plus-years-old feet just barely touching the cool waters of the Atlantic Ocean. 628 more words



Growing older is funny.  (Yes, that birthday is still looming . . . or is that “threatening”?)

I have enough decades behind me to notice changes in the world. 662 more words

This Writers Life: New Teenage Driver

So, this week I have been a little distracted. Why, may you ask? Well, I spent the week running around getting everything needed so that my daughter could get her drivers license. 538 more words

Writers Life