Author Archives: Betty Kerss Groezinger

About Betty Kerss Groezinger

Betty Kerss Groezinger, a native Texan, was born in Dallas. She was a legal researcher for President Harry S. Truman in Independence, Missouri, taught business courses at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri, and on her return to Dallas, she worked for more than a decade with advertising agencies. She has been a resident of Irving, Texas, since 1965, and is now working on the sequel to The Davenport Dilemma.

Reflections from an Octogenarian…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

        The words “the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” and Covid 19 run through my mind every time I watch the news. I’ve struggled to find the good. I’ve tried to think of something to say, … Continue reading

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Remembering Mother…the Past and the Present

          MOTHER’S DAY — I’m looking through albums for pictures of my mother and am carried back to the past. So many memories fill my heart today. Each picture I see tells a story, some stories … Continue reading

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Sheltering in Place–Another Tunnel to Go Through

        When I first heard the words “sheltering in place,” that everyone would have to stay at home and not gather with family or friends for several weeks, I instantly thought “Oh no, not another tunnel.” Then … Continue reading

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Remembering our Veterans … Freedom is not free

Veterans Day – memories of the past are very real today and I’m remembering all of my family who served. I wonder if the brave warriors had not fought if we would be living as free as we are today. … Continue reading

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When things go clunk in the night …

This was first posted in December 2014 when I had the flu — Today I dedicate it to all my friends and family who have the dreaded FLU ! May it make you smile … Clunk . . .  in … Continue reading

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The Cinderella Syndrome…and they lived happily ever after

    “Find a need and Fill it” is an old saying in the advertising business. That’s what the Hallmark channel did a few years ago when it launched their formula happily ever after movies. They scattered a few here … Continue reading

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Life is a Collection of Moments…Halloween Fun in 1923

Life is just a collection of moments,         Some tell us who we are,                  Others what might have been…   During the past weeks of rainy weather, I looked through some of my mother’s keepsakes, and I found a … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain go away … Come Again Another Day

  Rain, Rain, go away Come again another day All the family wants to play Rain, rain, go away I’m guessing you might remember standing at a window when you were young and wanting to go out and play! Well, … Continue reading

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Parakeets, Perils, Pitfalls, and Perversity of a Writer

      Writers love words. The perils and pitfalls of a writer is they love to read the dictionary. An entire day can slip by when we start searching for the perfect word to describe a situation we see … Continue reading

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Someone to Watch Over Me …

I posted this years ago but dad is on my mind so strongly today …      and I’m reminded again of the old song,           “Someone to Watch over Me.” Dad was the one who made me feel safe, protected, … Continue reading

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