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.

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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Today’s Our Day…Memories, we all have them

The doorbell rang early the morning of January 7, 1956. Mother came running to my room and woke me up saying, “You need to go to the front door.” Half asleep, I wrapped a robe around me and stumbled to … Continue reading

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Every Christmas has a Story … This one is for my daughter

‘Twas the Night before Christmas When all through the house, Family was gathered, gifts under the tree, Dinner was ready, how delicious it smells, When what to our wandering minds should occur, But the birth of a child, She was … Continue reading

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Last of the Fun & Games for 2017 !

LAST of the FUN & GAMES! Let’s see how much you know about Christmas trivia! 15. The poem commonly known as The Night Before Christmas was originally titled? a) Santa’s Secret Visit b) A Visit from Nicholas c) The Night … Continue reading

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Time for More Fun & Games

TIME FOR MORE FUN & GAMES! Let’s see how much you know about Christmas trivia! 8. In Syria, Christmas gifts are distributed by? a) The Three Kings b) Tom O’Bedlam c) One of the Wise Men’s camels d) Father Christmas … Continue reading

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