Some people get married and never really find out who the person is they married. Some are lucky enough to find out early on what kind of a person they married because of an event in their lives.
Alma Darlin Davis had questions about life, death, and dreams that needed to be answered. She finds a few answers and a few smiles.
Linda Browlin tried and tried and tried to hold together her marriage with her husband, Chase. Their arguments, like many couples, were often based on financial difficulties and decisions. Blue can be a sad emotion. Blue can also be such a beautiful color.
A historical fiction story came to mind when I saw the photo of the boy below. I had an uncle, a dear friend, and a co-worker who served in the Korean war. This story is dedicated to their remembrance.
Teachers can be a guiding light...many are. They can also leave a child in darkness...a rare few have. Travis Milton would find both in his school.
I dreamt once that I was a German soldier. I led people through a tunnel and held a woman's hand. I quietly sent them into the wilderness. I walked back to the camp. I felt a sting in my heart and woke up. I think of the dream often. This story is inspired by that soldier.
Teachers are many times treasures to students. The depth of care and learning swirls in their souls forever.
I've always thought that human nature is the most humorous thing on Earth. It is as natural for us to complain as it is to mourn. Sometimes in the mix.....it can be funny.
As I remember...from a boy's point of view....older women were more a part of young fantasies than girls. While the girls rolled their eyes at his antics...an older womanwould smile. She was smiling...not to embarrass him...she wasn't really...
Back in the mid 90s....My sister Ann Hofer, and I had a small music publishing company in Nashville. Ann and I had gone to a night spot called, Douglas Corner to hear a songwriter perform. Her name was Suzanne Jusst. Ann had talked with Suzanne...
Fishing buddies are forever memories. All it takes is a few seconds of wonderful thoughts of the past to bring a smile.
Being rude seems to have become to some people, the new, "Cool." I've never been impressed by smartmouth jerks. There's an old saying, "People will remember how you made them feel."
I discovered early in life that music can calm, comfort, and be joyous to any soul willing to listen. Music is such a wonderful gift to give, receive and share.
My wife, Tammy and I had been checking out auctions all day long. We decided to go to an auction house that we had been at a few times before. as soon as we walked in the door, I saw them....a table full of Auricon cameras and sound equipment. We...
Sometimes life's storms devastate us with tragedies causing us to walk a different path. Is it fate or just the winds of chance?
A disease that destroys flesh. Streptococcus, also known as necrotizing fasciitis bacteria can be very dangerous, even fatal.
What would a British Soldier think about the United States if he could come back today and have lunch and a beer in a local pub?
Back in the 1960s, we had a neighbor, Mrs. Osborne. My dad would do small errands for her because she couldn't get around well. She was an elderly woman who lived alone. She asked dad one time to take a look at some old pictures she had. Dad...
I remember hunting squirrels with my dad when I was a boy. We would clean them and dad would cook them in an iron skillet. He almost always prepared them with gravy. They tasted great!
One early summer of my life, changed my life. I was there at the campus, waiting on my new girlfriend. I sat beneath an old oak tree, leaned against the trunk and just watched people. I was a bit early. I really didn't want to be late and...
The man I use to work for, loved to decorate on Christmas. He wasn't a religious man, so to speak but he was a fair man when it came to treating his employees right. I never heard him curse once in the eight years I worked for him. His name was Jim...
Death is certainly the last breath. Where would the soul exit the body? Would it exit the same place as the first breath?
Of all the creatures on Earth, dogs have to be the most lovable, forgiving friends that humanity has ever had. Just think of the countless fallen souls a dog has lifted to smiles.