WORLD SERIES 2017 WINNER HOPEFULS

The World Series could end with an Houston Astros win tonight in Game # 6 in Los Angeles. They currently lead the series 3-2 against the LA Dodgers. If you missed watching Game # 5 on Sunday, you missed perhaps the best game ever played. I've been a fan most of my life and have…

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The Last Chapters are the Best

When we are young, it is all about tomorrow. We can't wait until tomorrow. We are absolutely sure that tomorrow will bring happiness that will last forever. All our dreams will be fulfilled. All we need is the perfect job, the perfect mate, 2.5 children and a Mercedes in the garage of our million dollar…

My Spirit Hungers

Oh, to have lived when your voice calmed the sea! Could I have breathed if my eyes met yours? My gross iniquities cause me to shrink at the thought.   Yet, my soul thirsts; my spirit hungers to walk with them, as they walked with you, on the shores of Galilee. Or upon the dusty…

About ‘Clara’s Prayer’

Tonight I went to get my bible to read. I had last stopped at the end of Jude and was contemplating where I wanted to go next. When I picked up my bible, I found a 2 year-old copy of Our Daily Bread, a small quarterly Christian publication, on top of it. Instead of moving…

HERE COMES THE JUDGE

Top of the sixth bases were loaded The score was zero to zero Then Gurriel’s swing exploded And two RBIs made him a hero One run was added when Altuve’s speed Brought him home from first in a dash A most amazing 10 seconds deed Proclaimed his fame in lightning flash Four up the Astros…

For Love of God and Country

Twenty thousand lights Shone brightly that night As their voices were singing Through the air they were ringing For love of  God and country.   "God bless America Land that I love Stand beside her And guide her Through the night With the light from above."   Then the one without a soul Who had…

ABOUT ALZHEIMER DISEASE

When I think of my childhood, my most vivid memories are those when I was very young before I started school. It was a time when my world was huge and anything could happen. We lived in the city of South Houston, a suburb of Houston, Texas. My mother had backyard chickens behind our 1930's…

New Aviary Additions

From my Mandarins Spring hatch on July 1, 2017, I had 4 males and 1 female survive. Mandarins bond in pairs and remain true to their mate, so I had a dilemma as to how to solve the imbalance. I could keep one male and female and sell the extra 3 males, however there is…

Our House Divided

I don't believe there is a person in America who, deep in their heart, does not thirst for an answer to bridge the divisions among us. I'm not sure all of us, however, are awakening to the dangers of where we are truly headed. The steep precipice we face is daunting. If we do not…