Monthly Archives: May 2010

Be Ready

We completed a financial deal a while back in which everything that could go wrong did and what should have taken six weeks took four months. I was on the phone frequently with the agency handling the final details. When … Continue reading

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A Better Tomorrow

   When I look back in time, these Camp Fire Girls leaders who have impacted my life stand out: Dorothy Nix, Pat Sowers, Wanda Norton, and Nancy Funk; and the Camp Fire Day Camp director Eleanor Lewis;  and my mother … Continue reading

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Foretaste of Heaven

My flowers put on quite a show this spring. Climbing roses are trying to take over the chain-link fence. The clematis,heavy with blooms, is threatening to fall off the trellis. The peonies had more blooms than ever before. With a thunderstorm imminent, I … Continue reading

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Little Strawberries

  Granddad had a strawberry patch in his backyard when I was a kid. He grew Stilwell strawberries, the kind they grow in Stilwell, Ok., The Strawberry Capitol of the World. Mom and Daddy had a berry patch at different … Continue reading

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Mother’s Prayers

  My little brother, Ross, and his playmate came into the house one afternoon to get a drink of water. As they passed the bedroom, they heard Mama praying. Ross’ playmate asked, “What’s she doin’ in there?” Ross replied, “Oh, … Continue reading

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