My husband and I were standing at our living room window, watching a man walking down the distant road. The man lived nearby in a broken down house. Every day he walked two miles to a neighborhood bar where he spent his time.
“I don’t remember what it was I said one day. I must confess, from a very young age I was prone to say things without thinking. Whatever it was, it offended (her). I was banished from the farm for a year when I was twelve.”
Knowledge of her presence has allowed us to face the seemingly insurmountable challenges of life…
The OLD SHEPHERD’S Barn The quaint old man in knee high boots prepared to call them in. “Get behind the barn,” he said. “If they see you they won’t come.” “How many sheep?” I asked. “‘Bout 300, lambs ‘n all.” Now, gesturing toward distant field, no movement was revealed. Obligingly, I […]
It’s always good to be back home again. Married four years in 1959, living on the lakeshore with a toddler of three and an infant of six months, we began to look for another, safer, and perhaps more friendly place to live. Safer was my thinking.Never having learned to swim, we were living on the […]
2019 ANOTHER SAD ANNIVERSARY OF REMEMBERING…. Programs on television.. re-runs of videos…towers in smoke and flames..people standing in disbelief, not knowing what to think about what they were seeing or what to do at the moment… Stand? Run? Where should I go? Is it real? What is happening? Devastation. It seems like only yesterday. Has […]
Ahead were only dreary, boring days and years of waiting to get “old.” There was nothing new to do nor places to see or ROADS to travel.
The view was recalling a MEMORY.
It was taking me back
to a time in my life
of great happiness and joy.
ODD YOU SHOULD MENTION IT. I JUST SAW ONE… Sun is shining; Sky is blue, Everyone’s busy, free moments few. Economy’s rising, dollar holds true. I Saw An EAGLE Today Church pews half empty, more folks at the store. Few cars on the highway, Been here before. I Saw An EAGLE Today […]