Happy Birthday to my wonderful little girl Bridgette, better known as the Super Bridgy. Bridgy, the day you were born was one of the happiest days of my life. I love you forever!
Today, the headline in the Sunday Oklahoman business section is State’s Reputation Not Blown Away. It’s about how efforts to recruit new businesses have not been hampered by the recent spate of deadly tornadoes and floods. Maybe that’s true, but the topic leaves me cold. Still, most of us have pulled out of the pall […]
“When Route 66 was closed to the majority of traffic and the other highway came in, I felt just like I had lost an old friend. But some of us stuck it out and are still here on Route 66.” –Lillian Redman, former owner, Blue Swallow Motel, Tucumcari, New Mexico This is the last in […]
I get all verklempt when I think about how fast my baby girl has grown. Yesterday, she put this outfit together and asked me to take her picture. Nobody matches clothes like the Super Bridgy. In less than a month this doll baby will start Kindergarten. The longer she’s in my life, the more I […]
Did you read the short post I published a couple of days ago about how Robert rescued a grasshopper? I told Sullivan if we didn’t let go of his new pet Hopsters, it would die in the jar. He understood this and agreed that after he went to bed, I would let him go. So, two […]
When I got home from work the other day, Sullivan and Bridgette met me in the driveway with a harrowing story about their new pet. They found a grasshopper floating sideways in the pool. They thought it was dead and fetched their dad to fish it out. Robert poked at it a few times to […]
The following is a poem I wrote for kids of divorce. Divorce Poem: Prayer for the Child of a Previous Marriage You are not the child of divorce or my previous marriage. You are the child of my here and now. You are not the child of a previous relationship. You are the child of […]