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Maemae’s Holiday Book–2015 Edition

December 17, 1967. Forty-eight years ago. My parents stood before a small group of family and friends in front of the Pastor, and with my Mama's best friend and my Daddy's Daddy standing beside them, they said "I do." And they did. They laughed, they learned, they worked hard, they listened, they tried, they failed,… Continue reading Maemae’s Holiday Book–2015 Edition

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Jesus on the Roof

"There's a house.....on that street over near the DQ on the way home, you know?  Well, they had Jesus up on the roof!  I could scarce believe my eyes.....up on the roof--JESUS!" "Jesus on the roof, huh?  That's different." "But it's for Christmas!  I think it's kind of cool.....definitely different.  He wasn't all lit up… Continue reading Jesus on the Roof

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…..

The holiday season is upon us. I mean, officially. Hallmark Channel has been showing Christmas movies for weeks, and I actually heard Christmas music on the radio two weeks ago.  It's just that now I can enjoy it all guilt free.  I used to be one of those who would not listen to a single… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…..

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The Man from Hollywood…..and the Christmas Spirit

This afternoon I made a trip up to Daybreak.  We weren't officially having our Sister Circle today, but since the shelter is closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I wanted to go up and see our friends and wish them a Merry Christmas. As I was saying goodbye to Mac and wishing him a good… Continue reading The Man from Hollywood…..and the Christmas Spirit