Archive for August, 2017


Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

I have had a wonderful life. I never thought when growing up in the shadow of the cotton mill that I would ever see any sights beyond the land outside our personal large geographical circle which encompassed Rome, Texas Valley, and Moultrie. Rome has been my home for life. Texas Valley was the home of my father’s youth and Moultrie that of my mother. (more…)

Courage to Be: Revisited

Monday, August 14th, 2017

I miss living in the home of the brave; we Americans have become a fearful people. The news media on both sides of the political spectrum floods us with sensational scary stories so they can grow an audience to view ads for medicines. Politicians play to fears to win votes. It seems that a significant number of Americans are especially frightened by potential terrorist attacks and by people who don’t look, talk or believe like one of their particular tribe. (more…)

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