So, I’m driving home from the gym today and for some reason I began remembering the different games we used to play as kids. First let me be clear about where I lived. As I have written and told before, I grew up in a farming community in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana. I spent lots… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Games People Play
Most people , of a certain age, in West Carroll Parish have some memories of Lake Providence. Mine are complicated, but then most things are. I was driving home from church this morning and listening to the 40s channel on Sirius/XM radio. The Glenn Miller tune, “American Patrol” came on and it always reminds me… Continue reading Memory of the Day: Lake Providence
Today is February 22 and happens to be George Washington’s birthday. It also happens to be the birthday of one of the kindest and gentlest Southern Ladies I have ever known. Her name was Myra Eloise Harris Williams. We mostly knew her as Mom Williams. To others she was “Aunt Pete.” How do you get… Continue reading Ms. Pete!
PIPELINING They say that “politics makes strange bedfellows.” Well pipelining can too. This is my first foray into having a co-author for one of my Memories of the Day, but I needed a clear mind to help with this memory. Thanks to Glenn Murphy for his tickling my memory. During my college years, I held… Continue reading Pipelining
CONFESSIONS OF A COLD WAR WARRIOR I never quite know where these memories come from. They seem to just appear, usually in the early morning when I am awake by myself. This one came to me yesterday morning and I sort of chewed on it for a day before starting this story. As I considered… Continue reading Confessions of a Cold War Warrior (Part 1)
As far back as I can remember Christmas has been the apex of holidays for the Grants. Birthdays were not big events until Kellye Sue was born on Halloween after which birthdays (hers) and Halloween became festive events in the Grant household. My love for Christmas carried on to my adult married life. The… Continue reading Memory of the Day, Christmas Edition
Memory of the Day: Hi folks, I’m back. I am on a hiatus from my MOD in order to try to pull these stories into book form, but every now and then I get an urge to share a memory with my friends. This one comes with an apology to all of my friends who… Continue reading I Love a Parade