7/3/16 Two Weeks and Counting

My life-long friend, David, and his wife Pat, have a wonderful home at Smith Lake in Alabama. That is where we are spending this weekend, celebrating July 4th, and my birthday. It’s good to have another birthday. Lots of folks probably wished they had had the chance at another birthday. I am thankful for mine.…

7/5/14 That Lucky Old Sun

Writers use words to construct images the reader can visualize. Sometimes the crafty writer, or maybe it’s just the lucky writer, can craft images that are far more vivid than an actual image, and far more personal, since the visualized image comes from the mind of the reader. This is a very subjective process. It…

7/4/14 Awake at Smith Lake

There’s much worse places to be awake at. We spent two days getting ready for our three-hour trip. The whole family would be venturing to Smith Lake in Jasper, Alabama, to spend the July 4 weekend at the lake house of my life long friends, David and Pat Curtis. David and me share a special…