As YOU Wish

As YOU Wish

“That day, she was amazed to discover that when he was saying, ‘As you wish,’ what he meant was, ‘I love you.’” So goes the narration early in the movie, The Princess Bride. It’s been almost thirty years since The Princess Bride was released. Like the little boy...
Thank you

Thank you

As I continue to learn how to manage an author website and place pertinent information on it for your interest, I want to thank you, my first year’s subscribers, for your support. 2018 will bring you more excerpts from Sparkles from Silence and tidbits about...
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

I was Daddy’s girl. I’m sure my sister would tell you she was Daddy’s girl, too. Our father had the gift of making sure each child felt special. If you have been reading excerpts of Sparkles from Silence, you know that our father was a fighter pilot...
I Was a Bossy Little Thing!

I Was a Bossy Little Thing!

Tricia (Krista) handed me a thick file of old letters when I last visited with her. A treasure trove of our past! I’ll share little nuggets as I find them. Here is the first, my letter to Grandma, before I knew there was going to be a fourth baby. My grammar...
Grafitti Masterpiece: A Parable

Grafitti Masterpiece: A Parable

A graffiti artist plans his “masterpiece” on the wall of a vacant building. He sprays a first stroke, a series of orange swirls. “You call that art?” taunts a rival gang member. The artist ignores him, the finished mural emblazoned in his mind. Glowing swirls are only...
Picture of the Month

Picture of the Month

Our family photo taken just before Dad left to train for Vietnam in California. We followed a month later. Not our happiest smiles.

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