Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Great Flood

In May of 1949, an event took place that no one alive in Fort Worth would ever forget. I was about to finish kindergarten, having turned six a few months earlier. My brother Bill was just three months old, and … Continue reading

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Surprising Prayer

So far as I know, my mother has been a Christian all my life. She has told me when I hovered near death from encephalitis at age two, she went over to a corner to pray while the doctor examined … Continue reading

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An August Afternoon of Tragedy

On the first Friday in August, a small group of single adults from my church gathered in a home in Arlington, Texas. It was a social get-together and discussion about forming an official single-adult group at the church. It’s been … Continue reading

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Fathers

Since Sunday was Father’s Day, our Sunday School lesson was about fathers and fatherhood. Our teacher posed two questions to the class: Ø What do you appreciate the most about your father? Ø What would you have liked most to change … Continue reading

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Baby Jessica

This post is another in a series of topics suggested by a special section of our local newspaper which I thought my readers would find interesting. All were things or events from the past that I remember being impressed by. … Continue reading

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Sorry About This

It always seems like I’m failing my readers when I don’t have a new blog to post, but we’ve spent the last couple of days moving my 98 year-old mother from one assisted living facility to another. Between the physical … Continue reading

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The B-36 Peacemaker

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram recently ran a special section with pictures from the city’s past. Perusing these photos brought up a lot of nostalgia for me, so I decided to write blogs about several of the things or events captured … Continue reading

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