Welcome back

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 […]

What I did last summer, and why I’m talking about it now

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 […]

Innocence, conviction and compassion

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. […]