Remembering Daddy

Remembering Daddy

Today is Father’s Day, a day to celebrate all the dads out there. Happy Father’s Day to my son, Matt Manos, who is a super father. Just ask his children. I think of my father every day but on this day, there is a particular vacancy, because Dad isn’t here and I can’t hear him sing […]

An Unsolved Mystery

An Unsolved Mystery

Several years ago, a dear cousin who lived in Georgia sent me this picture, hoping I could shed some light on the who, what, where, and when. Also, why. That was important too. My brother and I looked, magnified it, and looked some more. We even went to various cemeteries, trying to find grave stones […]

When the Storms Roll In

When the storms roll in, it’s good to be anchored tightly and securely to something that will not move. I see a tropical storm is headed toward the Gulf Coast. I imagine that coast has weathered countless waves that battered it and winds that tore through it. In life too, we have storms that jolt […]

The Invisibility Cloak

Replay of a Past Post: When one reaches a certain age, attains a veritable number of years, one becomes invisible. You don’t believe me? It’s true and I’m here to prove it. Maybe it’s the white hair that puts up that Invisibility Shield; maybe it’s the wrinkles; I’m not sure what triggers this phenomenon. For example, in […]

A Stubborn Car

The night was too hot for sleeping and the air conditioner man wouldn’t be there until the next day to fix her broken down unit. Mrs. Potts slid out of bed and went to the window to open it. Strange…Mrs. Deer’s house across the street was dark, but she saw some sort of movement. Mrs. […]

Thoughts for Early Morning

When the sunlight tips the treetops And the grass is damp with dew, As the air is filled with birds’ song, Then my thoughts return to you. Something about the early morning puts hope in my heart. Everything is fresh and unspoiled. It’s another day, filled with possibilities. It is as old as time yet […]

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