Monthly Archives: September 2013

Anabel Vargas

Some of you have already read about Anabel Vargas. I wrote several blogs about her some time ago as she struggled with the Customs and Immigration Service to get her husband legally admitted to the United States after he voluntarily … Continue reading

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A Texan Looks at Texas

The United States can be divided into two parts, as shown on the map below: Texas and Not Texas. Hordes of people from Not Texas have been immigrating to Texas in recent decades, swelling our population from around seven million … Continue reading

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Marlyna Mercer

Marlyna Mercer is a barista at Starbucks in the Barnes & Noble where my writers’ group meets. I’m not a Starbucks customer, since I love coffee—black—and the triple strength stuff they sell is fit only for mixing whatever you mix … Continue reading

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Release Party

Today’s the day! We’re having a party to celebrate. Have a piece of cake and cup of coffee—or a glass of champagne if you prefer.       I have no idea what Stolat means, but this cake has one candle … Continue reading

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Finally. Whew!!

Whew! I know, writers aren’t supposed to use exclamation points, but . . . Whew! After twenty years of writing and rewriting different versions of the same story, I decided a little over a year ago to stop trying to … Continue reading

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Melissa Littlejohn

Melissa Littlejohn works at Rise & Shine. I’ve already posted blogs about the restaurant itself and the people who run it, as well as about Misty Adams, one of the waitresses. Melissa love to wear T-shirts with messages on them … Continue reading

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Nya Brook

Nya Brook is one of those people who just can’t keep from smiling. If she has bad moods or unhappy times, which I suppose we all do on occasion, she keeps them well hidden. I’ve never seen her without that … Continue reading

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