Celebrating the 37th Annual Fire Ant Festival

I had a fun time with Mom at the 37th Annual Fire Ant Festival in my hometown of Marshall, Texas this past weekend. The throngs of people enjoying the festival were the best I’ve seen in several years. There were lots of things to see, do and eat. Tons of people gathered around the historic … Continue reading Celebrating the 37th Annual Fire Ant Festival

My Monday Morning Cup | Lessons I Learned from my Dad

Several weeks ago when I traveled back to my hometown to visit Mom, I drove by my Dad’s old workplace. What I saw made my heart sink. The Marshall Pottery Plant #1 that once proudly churned out red clay pots had been reduced to a shell of sheet metal and rocky rubble. Having ceased operations … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Lessons I Learned from my Dad

Going Home and Making Memories Celebrating Mom’s 80th Birthday!

After kick starting the week by diving headfirst into my courses as I begin my final semester of graduate work at Amberton University, I reflected on the extended weekend celebration of my Mom's 80th birthday. What a tremendous time honoring a life well-lived! My Sweet T and I surprised Mom at Thursday night's Spring Event … Continue reading Going Home and Making Memories Celebrating Mom’s 80th Birthday!