10 years…

10 years…. It’s been 10 years since Dad has passed away.  10 years. I guess I’m like all the rest when I say “it doesn’t seem like it” or “ sometimes it seems longer!” I had the opportunity to be on the road today to go to one of my favorite places. Freed-Hardeman University, I … More 10 years…

Veterans Day

He will walk out this morning as the sun rises for a new day. Under his arm he carries the “stars and stripes” the “Red ,White and Blue” …Old Glory. It will take him a moment to undo the cord that is on the flagpole, his arthritic, shrapnel, worn hands just will not work like … More Veterans Day

One Year

One Year. I was reluctant to post this photo, but it is our last one together.  It has been one year today that you took final breath on this earth.  One year since we held your hand.  One year since we heard your voice. One year.  and yes….my heart still hurts. I still get up, … More One Year

Another Day

Written 7 years ago…maybe someone need this today! Another Day We’ve all had those days,When the sun wouldn’t shine.When you heart would hurt,You thought you would lose your mind. Just look for the crease found in the cloud,Releasing one shining ray,Then you will know that someone cares,And will give you another day. When the teardrops … More Another Day

The Next Curve

The Next Curve There is this stretch of the road that is called the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap with 318 curves in 11 miles: America’s number one motorcycle and sports car road. Designated US 129, the road is bordered by the Great Smoky Mountains and the Cherokee National Forest with no intersecting roads … More The Next Curve

To the Class of 2020

To the Class of 2020… It’s that time of year that I have traditionally written something for those that are graduating.  So here we go… I could write about the negative…you know the negatives, you are tired of hearing about them. I could write about the disappointments… You have and are living through them. I … More To the Class of 2020