Throughout this last winter and early spring, I was able to write everyday, not just for an hour or two, but four to six hours each and every day.  I...

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BEST LAID PLANS

I always knew my oldest brother Mike was an artist, but I never imagined him as a soldier. Going to war seemed to conflict with his gentle nature. The...

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My Big Brother Mike

My mom has been on my mind a lot lately.  I lost her in 2007 from a stroke.  She worked most of her life, and loved working despite the struggle of ...

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MOM AND ME

    Over the holidays, as I prepared for the first of two cataract surgeries, eye drops, dark glasses, a ride to the surgery center and subs...

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THE EYES HAVE IT

Note to Reader:  As I was just about to post this, we lost power.  For about a day and a half.  We couldn’t get the generator working, becaus...

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2012 First Winter Storm