I Coulda Beena Contenda- but She Actually is One

 My daughter stayed home sick yesterday with a cough and scratchy throat. She is pretty tough as sixth grade girls go, so when she does complain that she’s not well I take it seriously. My husband, upon getting home from work, suggested that Julia get ready for basketball practice that evening. I began to protest, …

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In Honor of Valentines and My Parents, a Love Story

I know this is a little late for Valentine’s Day, but it is a love story nonetheless.My father, the Old Man, has been taken out of his home by stretcher twice and my mother, the Crow, has been taken out once in the last three weeks.  Thankfully they will be fine, but both have a …

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Happy birthday, Mama! Happy birthday, me!

Happy birthday, Mama! Happy birthday, me!. Deborah is such a wonderful writer.  She found her voice chronicaling her mother's life and challenges, and what's resulted is a real love of writing. I have always loved to write, but writing my mother's stories has given me the confidence and strength to actually let other people read …

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