Category Archives: Family

How It Used to Be

When I was a kid, I didn’t know we were poor. I lived in rural East Texas, in the Piney Woods, and I had it made, as a kid. Mostly. We lived in a frame house that was built by … Continue reading

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Motherly Love

A mother says that she is glad she did not abort her child; that she loves him and is glad he is alive. The National Organization for Women panics and protests against this simple message. Does anybody else see anything … Continue reading

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We Have a Smart Dog!

We were watching reruns of Frasier last night, and there was a skit in which Martin had heard that you can tell how smart a dog is by throwing a towel on his head. The faster he removes the towel, … Continue reading

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Today is my Sister’s Birthday

Today I celebrate the lives of my sister and my mother, in this small way. Today (October 29) is my sister’s birthday. Four years my senior, she would have been 60 today, if she had survived. I miss her still, … Continue reading

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The X Games

I was watching the X Games on TV, Sunday afternoon. I was really interested in the car racing, which was on a very tight, half-dirt and half-pavement course with a 70 foot jump in the dirt portion. In between car … Continue reading

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Synchronizing the iPhone

I just synchronized my iPhone 3G, 16 GB model, with my MacBook Pro. I was noticing all the empty space on the iPhone – like 13.24 GB free; so I decided on a whim to put all my photos on … Continue reading

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J Has it Right

My son J , up in New York, has it right, some of the time – like right now. Here in East Texas, it is 97°F with a heat index of 105°F. The high is actually 100°F which we will … Continue reading

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