Monthly Archives: June 2011

Reagan’s Favorite was Nimrod

My family spent this afternoon engaged in one of our favorite pastimes- sitting in a darkened theater sharing a big tub of thoroughly unhealthy but completely necessary buttered popcorn.  We love going to the movies.  (We think paying $11.00 for … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, May I Present . . .

Once upon a time I sat down with a stack of blank writing paper and a pen and decided I was going to write a novel.  I’d wanted to write one for years, but I never could seem to sustain … Continue reading

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Gomer Pyle Said it Well

Do you remember  Gomer Pyle’s character on “The Andy Griffith Show?”  I loved Gomer.  He was such a genuine, innocent soul.  In the home my parents made for my sister, Judy, and me, we lived our lives rather like Gomer … Continue reading

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The Legacy We Leave Behind

She was 100 years old.  In her lifetime she lived through two world wars, the Great Depression, Korea, Vietnam, The Cold War, 17 presidents, beginning with  William Howard Taft (can any of us even remember Taft from our History classes … Continue reading

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