Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Best of Both Worlds

Not long after Scott and I married we attended a Mackey family get together.  One of the many questions posed to the new wife (me!) asked how I liked being a Presbyterian.  I guess everyone worried that a Baptist might … Continue reading

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Supermom can’t fly if her underwear fights her

Expectations.  The denotative meaning is something anticipated, and that in and of itself is utterly harmless.  The connotation, the meaning I’ve always ascribed to it, leaves a thoroughly unpleasant taste in my mouth, made even more distasteful because once again … Continue reading

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“If I Only Had a Brain” reader’s theater

This is my first attempt at reader’s theater.  I wrote it for an event at church.  What do you think? Kay: “Did you see this checkout sheet?” Yolanda: “I saw it; I’m not sure I can lift it.” Kay: “Why … Continue reading

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A little glimpse of heaven

There’s something special about a Friday night in Texas in September and October.  From every corner of the Lone Star state young people are loading up on buses, tuning up band instruments, dressing out in their uniforms, tossing the ball … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes

I love surprises.  There’s something special about a day when an unexpected gift drops in your lap – good news from the doctor, a supportive word from your boss, flowers from your husband, a check in the mail.  I especially … Continue reading

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