Hello and welcome back. It’s been a while. Everything has changed since I made my last original post in January 2014 (Ernie Pyle was a rerun). If you’ve just happened onto “One Wall at a Time,” my dear husband Mike died March 9, 2014. Although his health wasn’t the best, his death was unexpected. His […]
Some of you know that back in July of last year, I spent a week in Archer City taking a class called Literary Journalism through the University of North Texas. I received the Bess Whitehead Scott Scribes Scholarship for Older Adults that made that possible, and I’ll be forever grateful to them. I can’t do […]
Most of us don’t give organ and tissue donation much thought. But there is a group of people in this country — 117,929 people as of 11:09 p.m., April 27, 2013, to be exact — who can’t get donation off their minds. They are waiting. Some who are waiting now won’t make it. So far this […]
A surprise after no blooms last year!
If you haven’t read Pamela Colloff’s beautifully written two-part story, “The Innocent Man,” in the November and December issues of Texas Monthly, take the time and read both parts. “The Innocent Man” is the story of Michael Morton, wrongfully convicted in 1987 of killing his wife. He spent 25 years in prison before being released. […]