Book Blog Tour – A Delightful Little Book on Aging by Stephanie Raffelock

Posted by mcm0704 on July 16, 2020 |

The theme this week on my blog is definitely supporting other authors. I love this little book. I think you will, too. A DELIGHTFUL LITTLE BOOK ON AGING by Stephanie Raffelock Genre: Inspirational / Spiritual / Essays / Self-Help Publisher: She Writes Press Publication Date: April 28, 2020 Number of Pages: 119 pages Scroll down for […]

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Friday’s Odds And Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 1, 2019 |

These pretty yellow flowers have survived the past few weeks of intermittent freezing temperatures here in East Texas, and I enjoy the bright splash of color against the gray of the tree. I also admire their resilience. After hearing how cold it is in some northern states, I will never complain about the cold here […]

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Birthday Bash

Posted by mcm0704 on July 3, 2017 |

Happy birthday to me and Happy birthday, U.S.A.  Company is slowly drifting in to help me celebrate my birthday, and it is always great fun to have some of my kids here with me. I know it is a day early for a Fourth Of July blog post, but bear with me. I plan to […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 26, 2016 |

This may or may not be my last commentary about the political scene, but I will try my best to not rail against the candidates too often. IN RECENT NEWS The Trumster has realized he has to soften his stance on the immigration issue, as well as tone down his racist rhetoric. All that because […]

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Friday’s Funnies

Posted by mcm0704 on May 13, 2016 |

A FEW JOKES TO START THE WEEKEND OFF WITH A CHUCKLE OR TWO   A photographer on vacation in the US was inside a church taking photographs when he noticed an old fashioned telephone mounted on the wall with a sign that read ‘$10,000 per call’. Being intrigued, he asked a priest who was strolling […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on January 22, 2016 |

 The Day After the Christmas Party I thought it would be nice to start off with a cute picture before getting on to the rest of the blog. Sort of bracing you for the nonsense of politics. First, something that isn’t nonsense. I took an interesting online quiz on politics at I Side With. This is […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 4, 2015 |

What on earth is going on in Hungary? Just reading snippets of news it sounds like a revisit of Nazi Germany. This from Reuters today:   Hungarian police halted a train packed with migrants bound for the Austrian border and tried to force them to disembark in a town with a detention camp on Thursday, […]

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It’s What Friends Are For

Posted by mcm0704 on August 19, 2015 |

Another week has flown by and here again is Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. This is a thoughtful piece about how folks in small communities look after each other, and I must say it is very true. My friends here in my small town have done a wonderful job looking after me for the […]

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Aw Shucks, Old Age

Posted by mcm0704 on November 24, 2014 |

It’s going to be a busy week heading toward Thanksgiving and I have a jillion things to do today, so I thought I would have a guest instead of my usual Monday offering. I am so thankful for the writers who share their work with us, and one of them, Roy Faubion, occasionally sends me […]

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Monday Morning Musings – Old and Young

Posted by mcm0704 on May 20, 2013 |

Some of my writing in recent years has focused on characters who are much older than the ones I usually write about. While I was taking my morning walk today, I started wondering why that might be and I realized that it is probably because I am closer to those ages than I am to […]

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