Vern Gosdin, known as The Voice, has been overlooked by the Country Music Hall of Fame way too long. One of his own recordings has the answer...
You name 'em, you claim 'em. ...and then they die.
Two Kitchens? Two Baths? Four Bedrooms? Why not? Turning a duplex into a single family home... for one.
There's always a song, that when you hear it, takes you back somewhere. Good or bad, it makes you relive a moment in time. I think this is why we love music so much.
I have seen the mornin' burnin' golden on the mountains in the sky... and Lovin' HIM is Easy! Kris Kristofferson came to see me again. At 80, he's still burning up the highways!
Even though we have inaugurated our 45th president, I get so irritated at the barrage of bad things being said about Donald Trump. He's a deal-maker. Wait until he makes the deals!
They say you never forget an all-white room. Choosing to do my bedroom like this was brave, but the result was perfect!
"Played a game with the Queen of Hearts She had a way of holdin' cards, She wasn't showin' When the game wasn't goin' her way.." Gibson/Miller Band
Grand Rapids has 4 lakes within the city limits, plus the Mississippi River runs through it. I didn't know how beautiful it was until I moved away.
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer passed away after I had sent him a letter. Watching a Memorial Service on You Tube, it was mentioned to write a letter. For some reason I was compelled to write it out for you.
Y'all didn't get it... so I'm putting it on a Hub.
LIVED WILD & FREE, DIED WITHOUT OBJECTION Stanley E. Neumann Dec. 15, 1931 – Dec. 14, 1982 HE GAVE ME HIS NAME, HIS FREE SPIRIT, AND THE LAST FIVE YEARS OF HIS LIFE.
Ten years as a Happy Camper... Recent news accounts of a homeless Tiny Homes Village destroyed in Denver, recalled my days just one step above homeless. I even raised two AKC registered Pomeranians.
'A little wrinkle in the right place adds character to a face.' (Jonathan Burden) Hag had a lot of character. He had a lot of love and left a lot of broken hearts... Mine, too.
I only knew this man for 3 hours, but he left an indelible mark on me. He should never have died, but the fact is he's gone, killed by a near-family member, his life just snuffed out.
I wrote this article in 1992, and wanted to expose you to it.... Suffice it to say, Clint Black and Garth Brooks' careers were Written in the Stars! Can you say, Aquarius?
It has been brought to my attention that I have altogether too many birthdays. In fact, it is believed I am self-centered, selfish and phony. Well, them's hurtin' words.
An advocate of Natural Foods for myself, this has carried over to my animals. Low and behold it has been a Godsend to my little Hero. Eliminating wheat, corn or soy I added...a SPECIAL ingredient.
A happy-go-lucky Facebook friend dies by his own hand. You've never met him, but the pain is just as real as if you were fast buddies. The 'Why?' plays over and over in your mind. Where is the answer?
I was a teen once. And I raised teens. And I have Teenchildren. Face it, I'm old. But I do remember being a teen and not fitting in, heck, I still don't fit in, but I've gotten used to it.
I think I have the only Kickbike in Columbus,OH. I was having trouble adjusting the brake and I took it to a major bike shop, and they had NEVER seen one. I was intrigued when I read a short article
As we approach another September 11th, I offer an article I wrote in 2011. Ten Years Later... Alan Jackson wrote the song Where Were You... and I don't think anyone does not remember their day.
Ohio resumed executions after none since 1963, with the killing of Wilford Berry, 36, in 1999. Since then Ohio has executed 50 more, placing 2nd in the nation, just behind Texas.
Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2004, this meeting with Kris Kristofferson was in 1994. 'The Charmer' is an excerpt from an eventual book, 'Out Among the Stars' by Tiana Dreymor .
This was the Law of Attraction -- in action! I told Kris - not verbally, of course, but to God, the Universe and all - that I could not travel to see him, so he was going to have to come and see me.
Beauty all starts on the inside and that's Beauty Secrets 101. Much of what is on the market for our 'beauty' is not fit for human consumption. Don't put it on your skin! It absorbs into your body.
Why shouldn't a person change their own name? I grew up with a name that was unusual in my area, but when I moved south, it was as common as Mary. So I changed it and created a legend to go with it.
North America, like myself, on a broad scope, encompasses the great influence of those who were here when the colonists/immigrants came over, pointing out places, no doubt already named, and they not only lapped it up, but stole it away, interbred, and then hid the facts in shame.
Happiness is up to you. Abraham Lincoln said, 'A man is only as happy as he makes up his mind to be.'
Unfair Law is a crime. Ohio has 2 sentencing laws, creating victims of Old Law, making a mockery of the intentions of judges in earlier sentencing. New Law get half the time for the same crime.
Being old...did I say that? I have been cooking for 100 years. Starting with a recipe I DIDN'T follow, here's progress on my wheat free life.
We hear a lot about genetically altered foods today... but WHEAT was altered 50 YEARS ago! That has caused obesity and diseases we battle today. If that's your battle, go wheat free!
I always thought when you aquired something, especially something you've wanted 'all your life', you kept it forever! Even if all your life was only 9 years. Back then I saved marbles...
I didn't have a cat in 25 years. A mama brought me 4 babies. Two died of heat exhaustion, the other two were killed by the Humane Society.
I took responsibility for my health in 1975, and I haven't been SICK in 20 years. Now that's not counting a near-death in 1996, but that was not an illness, but an infection. You are what you eat.
God gave me Pneumonia so I could experience and cure this age-old disease that is still taking too many lives.
An in-depth interview with Santa Claus. Who would'a thunk?
Here's a little Christmas story who's time has come. Told in the form of a fictitious family, it could be yours or mine. Merry Christmas.
Once upon a time we had butter. Then came the margarine. Huh? One molecule away from plastic? Bottom line is, margarine is not healthy. And butter tastes soooo gooood!
The people who don't realize the magnitude of Country Music that is sweeping the nation, and has been for over 20 years, will find an indepth study in the music of LIFE in this article. We examine two Country songs, This Country's Bigger than Texas by Gene Watson and Mother Country Music by Vern...