Art of the Wheel

My sweet, proper, southern mother of 91 years has always been curious. She loves learning and is easily fascinated by what she doesn’t know, or what she finds intriguing. Like car wheels. My mother has had a life-long fascination with car wheels. Safety, design, color, model and make are important elements in vehicle options for sure, but my sharp, smart … Read More

Let it be Soul

I’ve always found it interesting that siblings – children from the same parents, kids born from the same gene pool and cut from the same DNA – can be so vastly different from one another and their families. It’s true for my brother and me, and it’s true for the generations of siblings I’ve known throughout my life, including most … Read More

What Price Peace

One of my favorite songs during the holidays is “Let There Be Peace On Earth” written in 1955 by Jill Jackson Miller and Sy Miller. From the time I was young, the combination of music and lyrics in this song stopped me in my tracks and, most times, reduced me to a blubbering  mess until the last note faded away.  … Read More

Where Have Women Gone?

http://variety.com/2015/film/awards/awards-seasons-female-troubles-1201391200/ This article makes my heart and my head hurt about just how underrepresented women are — in movies, in media, in the workplace, in politics and government, in leadership, in life. And yet (according to Time Magazine and nielsen.com) — they make up more than 50% of the population, hold half of the nonfarm jobs, own nearly a third … Read More

Just blog it!

Hello all — and welcome to my VERY FIRST BLOG. But, um, what to blog about? I have wrestled with this question to the point of handicapping myself — running downstairs for coffee and tea, playing with the dog, cleaning the bathroom, watering the plants and almost going so far as to weed the yard — but now I can … Read More