I heard from home that Aunt Olla was in a tizzy so I called her to find out what was up.
At first, she couldn't hear me at all. She is awaiting a new hearing aid, but usually she can talk on the phone without difficulty. This was new. Eventually, she said "call me back and see if we get a better connection."
"Wow, this is so much better," she said. "That other ear is no good." She had been trying to hear [...]]]>
Taken at sunset tonight from the front porch...
Ride along with Dave Prock, Director of Product Development for GateHouse Media, Inc. and the heart and soul of the new Best Ride Website as he travels from [...]]]>
Whenever anything has gone wrong for Barack Obama over the past five years, somebody has suggested that the matter amounts to a political problem as bad as George W. Bush experienced with Hurricane Katrina.
Steve M. at [...]]]>
According to the rules of the Catholic Church, an exorcism is a ritual aimed at getting rid of Satan in a given situation.
The church teaches that a person or group experiencing demonic possession can be rescued through the Rite of Exorcism. [...]]]>
The danger of winter weather varies as you cross the country, but no matter where you live, a winter car kit is a [...]]]>
Here is the obituary for Jeanette, who I will always remember as the first customer I ever waited on at the nursery.
In the early days, Grandpa never kept hours. You were free to come when you were free. Jeanette was a night owl, and she usually showed up late. Really late. It was 10 p.m. in May. Mom and Dad were exhausted. And up drove Jeanette. I offered to go out and wait on her, [...]]]>
Pardon my absence, but I have been on a writing binge. This week I am averaging 4,000 words per day, which is an improvement over last week. I am working on two projects. When one hits a wall, I go to the other. That works well. My willingness to write is completely due to encouragement from an editor and a coach. Push on! they say, it will sell. Without such encouragement, subconscious doubts lead me to put off work to avoid the eventual rejection of my [...]]]>