Missing You, Daddy

  I shared a portion of a letter I wrote to my parents on their 50th wedding anniversary in 2000. Each parent had a part of the letter. My mother’s part was posted yesterday. My father died from Dementia and a stroke years ago. I still think of him and my mother every day. He … More Missing You, Daddy

Love Letters And Healing Springs: The Story Of Fuquay-Varina

Fuquay-Varina is now a growing town, actually two small towns that merged to make one larger, small town, in North Carolina. When the name “Fuquay-Varina” is spoken, the first thing everyone wonders is “how do I pronounce that?” Let’s answer that right now: “Few-kway Va-ree-na.” The name was created by the joining of two small … More Love Letters And Healing Springs: The Story Of Fuquay-Varina

Quietude

It is good to be quiet sometimes. Quietude is one of my simple pleasures. Quietude is a state of stillness, calmness, and quiet in a person or place, according to Wikipedia. For those who don’t know me well, I often seem rather loquacious, (I am into big words today!) And truly there is a part … More Quietude