- 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
Tag Archives: Texas
THE DAVENPORT DAUGHTERS is finally here!
Davenport is back from the dead,But can he live long enough to save his family? The Davenport Daughters is set in the Cold War Era in the 1980s. G-2 agent and spy Josh Davenport was recruited by the President to … Continue reading
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
Posted in General, Kansas City, Memories, Moving, music Tagged 1950s, Army, daughters, Jazz, Jazz Clubs, Kansas City, Kansas City Blues, Texas, The Blue Room 4 Comments
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
Posted in Birthday, Christmas, General, Memories Tagged Baby Boy, Christmas, Christmas Eve, daughters, Jesus, love, Mary, memories, spirit of Christmas, Texas 5 Comments
Dad’s Story…The Great Depression, Bonnie and Clyde, and a Red Dress
Remembering my dad today has brought to mind a question he loved to ask—tell me what The Great Depression, the big city, Bonnie and Clyde, and a red dress have in common. Now on the surface they … Continue reading
Posted in Dallas, Fathers Day, General, Great Depression Tagged Bonnie and Clyde, covered wagon, Dad, Dallas, DP&L, Father's Day, God's love. lightning strike, Great Depression, iceman, lineman, Texas, WWII 10 Comments
Unexpected treasures … My dad showed up for me one more time
1939-1940 Dallas Power & Light crew and truck. (My dad: 2nd man from the right) Life often surprises us with unexpected treasures, my dad showed up for me a few days ago. I was searching through old files trying to … Continue reading
Posted in General, Great Depression, Memories Tagged 1939, 1949, 1977, Dads, Dallas, Dallas Power & Light Company, Denton County, fathers, God, grace, Great Depression, grief, quotations, surprises, Texas, treasures, writing 6 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
“Twas the Night before Christmas at MacArthur Hills
My 2015 Christmas parody for all my friends at MacArthur Hills and for all helpers of Santa Claus everywhere! ‘Twas the night before Christmas, at MacHills, you know, On the north side of Irving, without any snow, The residents were … Continue reading
Posted in Christmas, General Tagged 2015, Christmas, humor, Irving, Night before Christmas, Parody, Santa Claus, Texas 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
Father’s Day … someone to watch over me
I’m thinking about my dad … and I’m reminded of an old song, “Someone to Watch over Me.” Dad was the one who made me feel safe, protected, and loved. I thought nothing could ever go wrong as … Continue reading
Posted in Father's Day, General, God, Jesus Christ Tagged Dads, fathers, memories, Texas 5 Comments