Jokes For Monday

Posted by mcm0704 on July 9, 2012 |

For the next two weeks while I am busy with the Youth Drama Camp, I decided to share some jokes on Mondays and Fridays, with Wednesday being my guest day. Because I will be focused on kids – lots of kids – I thought it would be fun to share some jokes by and for […]

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Book Review – Darker Than Any Shadow by Tina Whittle

Posted by mcm0704 on July 8, 2012 |

Thanks to Carl Brookins for another helpful review. Darker Than Any Shadow     By Tina WhittleISBN: 97815905854672011 release from Poisoned Pen PressHC, 291 pages The second entry in the author’s intriguing series featuring a gun shop owner and a corporate security officer is a winner. Heavily populated with interesting characters, the turbulent love affair between the […]



Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on July 6, 2012 |

I decided to stay away from the news most of this week, therefore I have nothing snarky to say about anything going on in politics or otherwise. Kind of a nice change of pace for me, and certainly better for my blood pressure. Most of this week was devoted to family. As I said Monday, […]

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Happy Birthday to Me, The USA and Terrance Dean Jr.

Posted by mcm0704 on July 4, 2012 |

Photo courtesy of The Dallas Morning News I was considering what to write about this July 4th since I’ve written about it before and don’t want to bore readers with the same ol’ same ol’. Then I read about this amazing 10-year-old, Terrance Dean Jr. and discovered his birthday is today, too.  In addition to […]

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Preserving the Past

Posted by mcm0704 on July 2, 2012 |

Natalie Marshall, a junior at a Dallas high school, recently wrote a column for The Dallas Morning News about how precious memories are. She was inspired to write because her grandmother has Alzheimer’s, and the old lady’s memories are fading, but that wasn’t the main point she wanted to make. Because of the mental devastation […]

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Book Review – Benchmarks: A Single Mother’s Illustrated Journal

Posted by mcm0704 on July 1, 2012 |

Benchmarks: A Single Mother’s Illustrated JournalBodie ParkhurstE-book and Paperback  2011Amazon  This is a touching memoir of a single mother’s journey with her son, Alex, from the time he first enters her life until he is ready to start a life of his own. All mothers will relate to the connectedness she has with her son […]

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