Tag Archives: Reblogs

January 07

Great Adventure – part 3

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Where a tale begins and where it ends matters.” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell I hope to tell this well. Hmm…. how to begin. The Algerian war of Independence had been raging since 1954 and was about to end in July 1962. France was embroiled in all manner of…

January 06

Great Adventure – part 2

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Time goes by and distances work their way into any relationship” – “The Crossing” by Michael Connelly Trying to recall, in detail, all that happened to us on that trip 54 years ago is difficult. Everything I write of actually happened but my command of the English language is too…

January 05

The Adventure -part 1

Originally posted on Texas Heat:
“Sometimes it seems to me that religion has no higher function than to sharpen ones awareness of the extent of his imperfection” – “The Sins of the Fathers” by Lawrence Block My Dad was a career Air Force Officer. He served in WWII and finally retired after a long career…

January 03

Why I love to travel

January 02

CHEERS to 2016!

Originally posted on Choosing Happiness:
2015 was good to me. I’ve said that a few times now and as I scroll through social media, I notice I’m not alone. Yesterday, I posted a photo with the following caption: I’m so thankful for all the great gifts 2015 brought to me! I thanked 2015 as if it…

November 25

A Perspective on Thanksgiving

November 24

Think Tank: Thanksgiving

Originally posted on Zoë Lance.:
? Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Despite the history and commercialization (which are complete downers I’m not going to talk about tonight), I think Thanksgiving is a moment that Americans need and need to share. Beyond the food, the thing I love about Thanksgiving is that it’s an opportunity…