- Merry Christmas!
- THE DAVENPORT DAUGHTERS is finally here!
- Father’s Day … Sunshine and Scarlet Ribbons
- Reflections from an Octogenarian…the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
- Remembering Mother…the Past and the Present
- Sheltering in Place–Another Tunnel to Go Through
- Remembering our Veterans … Freedom is not free
- When things go clunk in the night …
- The Cinderella Syndrome…and they lived happily ever after
- Life is a Collection of Moments…Halloween Fun in 1923
- Rain, Rain go away … Come Again Another Day
- Parakeets, Perils, Pitfalls, and Perversity of a Writer
- Someone to Watch Over Me …
- Left Behind … Have you ever wondered?
- Nothing is the Same…When Right was Right and Wrong was Wrong
- Kansas City … and All that Jazz
- Today’s Our Day…Memories, we all have them
- Every Christmas has a Story … This one is for my daughter
- Last of the Fun & Games for 2017 !
- Time for More Fun & Games
Category Archives: America
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
Posted in America, Easter, General, Jesus, Memories, Sheltering in place Tagged America, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, daughters, Jesus, Light of the world, memories, tunnels 6 Comments
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
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
Posted in America, Changes, General, prayer Tagged 30s, 40s. 50s, Absolutes, America, Billy Graham, boundaries, changing values, God, Jesus, Pledge of Allegiance, prayer in school, Right and wrong, schools, Ten Commandments, Word of God, young people 7 Comments
So who’s Calling the Shots…?
Do you ever turn on the news or read a newspaper or article and wonder who is calling the shots? I remember a time when I heard or read the news and I didn’t feel sad or mad … Continue reading
Posted in America, General, God, Jesus Christ Tagged Almighty God, America, Christ, hope, Jesus, prayer 3 Comments
In the blink of an eye … everything can change forever
In light of what is happening in our country today, my mind has run rampant again, you know this nit-picky mind of mine, and I need to remember a gentler time in America. I remember when … Continue reading
Posted in America, Election, General, God Tagged 2016, Almighty God, America, Anchor, choices, Constitution, David, Freedom, hope, president, Ronald Reagan, Tytler, United States, White House 3 Comments
Just sayin’ …Where in the world did it all go?
Many of us who’ve watched the political scene in America for decades are wondering what happened to honesty and integrity. We can remember when a man’s word was his bond. We remember when truth was significant. We remember … Continue reading
Posted in America, Election, General, God, Memories Tagged 1956, 2016 presidential election, Almighty God, America, choices, family, Freedom, friends, integrity, Lone Star State, memories, prayer, President Truman, Texas, truth 13 Comments
Who is Joshua Davenport?
Getting to know the people of The Davenport Dilemma… Joshua Davenport might be your next door neighbor or the man down the street… He just might be the man mowing the yard, or walking the dog, or … Continue reading
Posted in America, General Tagged 1983, Davenport Dilemma, fiction, G-2 agent, NOC, outrider, Texas Leave a comment
There’s something about a tattered and torn flag …
There’s something about a tattered and torn flag that speaks to me. It speaks of the many years it has flown over America, of my childhood and standing up every morning in the classroom saying the Pledge of Allegiance. It … Continue reading
December 7, 1941, a date which lives in infamy … and tears flowed all over America
Pearl Harbor — President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed December 7, 1941, “A date which will live in infamy.” It has been 74 years since that vicious attack. It was one of those times in our lives where … Continue reading
Posted in America, General, God Tagged 1941, 1950s, 2001, a date which will live in infamy, American soil, Camelot, December 7, Kennedy, Korean War, Pearl Harbor, political correctness, prayer, Roosevelt, Sept. 11, tears, television, Vietnam War, war, warriors 4 Comments
A “Great Depression” Wedding …
The Great Depression, Marietta, Oklahoma, a big city, and a red dress — what do they have in common? Nothing at all, except it was when and where my mother and dad got married. On August 26, 1932, eighty-three years … Continue reading
Posted in America, Dallas, General, Great Depression, marriage, Memories, Time Capsule, Wedding Tagged Dallas, Gainesville, Great Depression, Lake Dallas, Little Elm, Marietta, memories, Oklahoma, Shiveree, Texas, Turner Hotel, wedding, World War II 7 Comments