A Day in the Life of

A Day in the Life of

Somehow, we missed the rain that parts of Oklahoma got yesterday. In places, six to eight inches fell, but here? We got a lot of boastful thunder, booming around the heavens and scaring small dogs, but it was all a lot of noise. No rain. All in all, it was a beautiful day, made even […]

Augustus and His Namesake

Augustus and His Namesake

If you have an August birthday, you were born in an interesting month–a month with a history. To start with, it was once called Sextilis¬† and was the sixth month. Then, along came powerful Augustus Caesar. It was renamed August in the year 8 B.C. The lovely Peridot is your birth stone and you have […]

Dry Thunderstorm

Dry Thunderstorm

Last night, we had another dry thunderstorm–the second one this month. According to what I’ve read, these are common in western states during late spring and early summer, but, for goodness sake! Arkansas is not west. I’d just as soon not have them. Caused by excessive heat and dry air, they present a lot of […]

Southern Summer Nights

Southern Summer Nights

Southern summer nights–a hint of honeysuckle on an errant breeze, the cicadas’ grating song. From a tangle of tree limbs, an owl asks his eternal question.¬† Past and present blur into one. This could be a hundred years ago, or it could be now. The evenings are the same. People move through, one era closes […]

The Bumble Bee’s Bed

The Bumble Bee’s Bed

Have you ever wondered where bumble bees sleep? You haven’t? Yesterday morning, I found out. The sun wasn’t yet up, but I was. I stepped off the deck and went around to check out my Rose of Sharon. The day before, I’d seen lots of bumble bees busy among the blossoms. Well, yesterday morning, when […]

An Interview

An Interview

Do authors like to do interviews? I can’t speak for all, but I can speak for one. I enjoy them, so I was happy when AllAuthor.com suggested an interview. And, there I am! A page all dedicated to me. There may be something on there you didn’t know before. I hope you enjoy it. This […]

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