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.

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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Left Behind … Have you ever wondered?

          Sometimes in the dark of the night I think about what might have been. You know—the kind of night when sleep won’t come and the past fills our minds. I think about my loved ones … Continue reading

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Nothing is the Same…When Right was Right and Wrong was Wrong

        Life was so much simpler when I was a child in the 30s, 40s and 50s. Watching the news the past few years and again this last week, I am deeply saddened by America and the … Continue reading

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Kansas City … and All that Jazz

          This morning I was listening to Blues singer Etta James singing Trust in Me and my years in Kansas City come alive. Moving to Kansas City in the mid-1950s was a real eye-opener for a … Continue reading

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