The Older Man and The Younger Man

As I stood there, I watched the two men walk away down the path from the patio, pass the lilies, to the driveway. The older one being led by the younger one. I never had noticed that their heads were shaped similarly with the same balding spots on their respective crowns. The older one’s back […]

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7/09/2022

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Operation Do It (O.D.I.)

Tomorrow starts the third week of the girls’ summer break from school. Over the years we have developed some structure for the girls’ free mornings so they wouldn’t spend all day every day glued to some screen or begin begging us for something to “do” at 10 am each day. I am not sure which […]

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6/12/2022

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Where I Am Supposed To Be

During class last week, our professor sought to help us process the latest school shooting in Texas. Like all my instructors in the graduate school at Lipscomb’s College of Education, she was modeling for us how we could facilitate a similar discussion with our own students. She read a few texts, gave us a few […]

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6/05/2022

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What Is The Best Thing About It?

Today, my first born turns 18. Last Saturday, was her last piano recital ever. I remember when she swung her legs from the bench, barely able to keep up with her instructor. Next Saturday is her senior prom. She will dress up and wear her highest heals to date. Then, the following Friday she will […]

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It’s the Day After Valentine’s . . .

Our daughters have finished their remote learning for the day and we are waiting for the sleet to change over to the much hyped and publicized 8″ of snow that is supposedly going to blanket our our area of Tennessee. I am sitting here in my pjs with a cup of coffee in my favorite […]

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Trusting Him With Her

“I love you! Watch out for the crazies!” These are the last words that I am telling my newly driving daughter these days as she heads out the door. I want to tell her so much more – “Don’t take the turns too fast,” “Be sure to use your turn signal,” “Don’t let your phone […]