Jul 162014
 
Having Morning Coffee with David Crocket

A hero slipped from earth today– Granbury legend, the descendant of a Texas legend and National leader–Ken Hendricks. Like his famous ancestor David Crockett, Ken was a leader, but he was a quiet leader.  Even in his later years he would walk around a situation, study it, listen to others and then in a very [...]

Jul 082014
 
After Birth Pains and Pride

A few days ago, I talked about the birth pains that rack your body while delivering a book.  After birth: You cradle the newborn book in your arms and beam with pride.  Then while checking all the digits, you see a flaw. A FLAW?…. In my baby?  The after birth pains begin with a drizzle [...]

Jun 292014
 
Book Launch Week-Crazy

Boil hot water, tear up the white sheets and call the doctor!  The Baby is being birthed.  Cruisin’ Thru Life ~ Dip Street and Other Miracles is on its way. This is what it feels like to be in publishing.  Crazy, deadlines, determined that you are right, terrified you are wrong and praying God can [...]

Jun 292014
 
Cruisin' Thru Life ~ Dip Street and Other Miracles ... Launch Day

Cruisin’ Thru Life ~ Dip Street and Other Miracles … Launch Day Introduction…Draggin’ Dip Street Memories of my hometown and Dip Street are to me summer rain to the dry thirsty soil. Like most miracles, “the drag” is a time machine that transports us back to a season of firsts—first drive, first kiss, first break-up, [...]

Jun 282014
 
"The Miracle of Fishing"

Excerpt from: Cruisin’ Thru Life ~ Dip Street and Other Miracles The Miracle of Fishing copyright 2014 Shortly after Dickey and I married, Mom and Dad moved from Tulia and bought a motel on a lake. Then my dad became a realtor on Lake Livingston. Here my mom truly felt at home. We fished. She [...]