No Room at the Inn

Posted by mcm0704 on December 24, 2019 |

Last Friday, my neighbors invited me to a Posada celebration held at their house. One of the neat things about living here in a primarily Spanish part of Sherman is what I’ve been learning about Spanish culture and some of the beautiful traditions. Las Posadas, (Spanish: “The Inns”) religious festival celebrated in Mexico and some […]

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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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A Helping Hand

Posted by mcm0704 on November 12, 2014 |

Please welcome Slim Randles as today’s Wednesday’s Guest with another one of his tales featuring the guys at the Mule Barn Truck Stop Think Tank. This story really resonated with me, as I could relate to Mrs. Morris, and thank goodness I have neighbors like Windy, although my neighbors talk purt near normal.  While Slim […]

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A Girl And Her Horse

Posted by mcm0704 on September 3, 2014 |

Girls are notoriously horse-crazy. I know I was as a child. I collected plastic horses and ceramic horses, and the first stories I wrote were about horses. One of the stories won the Scholastic Writing Awards contest when I was 12, and created a writing monster. (smile) I couldn’t have a horse of my own […]

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Fits of Temper

Posted by mcm0704 on September 25, 2009 |

Back in June I started posting excerpts from my new book , which is a humorous memoir titled A Dead Tomato Plant and A Paycheck. This latest installment is from the chapter tentatively titled, The Silly Things We Do This particular piece was inspired by a neighbor who was known to do some pretty amusing […]

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