These are strange days. The earth doesn’t seem to be spinning as fast, yet the moon rises and we rest awaiting another day and the wonder of…… Read more “Strange Days”
Charlotte Taylor was born June 24, 1935 in the panhandle of Oklahoma. Do the math if you want…Happy Birthday Mom!
My son texted me last night and said, “We have some really big news.” This is life; we are born and given a name without our approval,…… Read more “I’m Younger Than That Now”
Before we built our home in 2005, the 12 acre site was grass and trees and water along with the bleached skeletons of cattle piled in a…… Read more “The Bones of 12 Acres”
I was holding Jude when I realized why I steal babies. We were at Jace and Carly Davis’ wedding and Jude looked like he wanted me to…… Read more “Stolen Babies and Shallow Advice”
He can tell a story better than Mark Twain on a riverboat drinking whiskey in the moonlight, although the surreal and the absurd are difficult to distinguish…… Read more “A Thousand Pines”
I told everyone that I would not cry and I did not. But that was my brave face in front of friends and family. It was a…… Read more “Dancing with Lauren Martin”