Probably the most exciting thing that ever hit our neighborhood was the incident of the newborn baby left on a neighbor’s doorstep.July 5, 2017 midnight read more..
I don’t know who was responsible for the dictum we followed in my family along about the time I was in high school, but it read: You do not eat anything you have named.June 20, 2017 10:57 a.m. read more..
There is no telling how something that has always seemed commonplace can suddenly assume importance.June 13, 2017 11 a.m. read more..
You never can tell what children are going to say and my nephew proved that one day in his first-grade classroom. The children had been going to the blackboard to write their names, and when it came to Tom, my brother’s boy, he could not do it. The teacher gave hints, which did not work, so finally the teacher wrote on the blackboard, “Tom cannot write his name.”May 30, 2017 12:07 p.m. read more..
In some places it has become a moment to moment check-up on what is the most recent mode to go under water. I remember one flood we had.May 16, 2017 8:22 a.m. read more..
Sometimes the line between species get a little blurred.May 9, 2017 10:10 a.m. read more..
Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”April 24, 2017 3:25 p.m. read more..
What would your guess to be the most unfailing topic of conversation? It’s something we are all subject to and have to live with: The weather.April 18, 2017 10:33 a.m. read more..
(The following was “written” by Katie, my friend Marsha’s dog.)April 12, 2017 9:17 a.m. read more..
Out of the group of songs that sprang from what is called the great migration of the mid-19th century was one called, “Sweet Betsy from Pike.”March 28, 2017 8:50 a.m. read more..
For some years I have wonder why we no longer say “thee” and “thou” and the other day I found the answer, of all places, on the Internet.March 20, 2017 3:42 p.m. read more..