Family Stage

Some years ago I remember listening to (or was it reading?) something about the stages of life each person goes through. While all of it doesn't apply to everyone there are certain things that have more interest to us at age 50 than at age 20. more »


Except for the annual mention of Pearl Harbor in the newspaper much of Pearl Harbor is now forgotten. It's not that people don't remember that December 7 is Pearl Harbor day but the masses have apparently forgotten the significance of the day and the i more »

Road Politics

I was going to my brother's wedding this weekend and we set out for Mississippi today. The weather was nice and the reliability of our transportation surprised one of us. The one thing that I noted was that Mississippi had the best roads. Texas roads have more »


Wanda's dishwasher quit working so she called a repairman. Since she had to go to work the next day she told the repairman "I'll leave the key under the mat. Fix the dishwasher leave the bill on the counter and I'll mail you a c more »


The things that go through our minds are often blurred and confusing. You know and have probably experienced some kind of Dejavu but there is a mind altering experience that is a bit simpler but very powerful memory. more »

Farkel (aka Farkle)

We learned a new game over Thanksgiving holiday farkel. It must be a new game to Tyler Texas. The day after we were in a restaurant and overheard a family talking about their farkel games. It is a simple game o more »

Cookie Time

As if you didn't have enough to do for Christmas it's now time for Food Network's annual publication of the 12 days of Cookies. This is one of several Food Network newsletters you can sign up for on more »