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Farmers Never Stop

Posted by mcm0704 on May 3, 2017 |

I have another guest post from Slim Randles for today, but first I wanted to share this information I received from the Texas Commission on the Arts. Because so many parts of the country have been affected by the recent storms – and the spring storm season is not over – I thought this would be […]

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Book Review – Toby by Hazel Mitchell

Posted by mcm0704 on September 25, 2016 |

Toby Hazel Mitchell Age Range: 4 – 6 years Grade Level: Preschool – 1 Hardcover: 40 pages Publisher: Candlewick (September 13, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 0763680931 ISBN-13: 978-0763680930 BOOK BLURB – When a young boy and his father move from one house to another, they decide to adopt a dog from the local rescue shelter. […]

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Man’s Best Friend

Posted by mcm0704 on September 2, 2015 |

Slim Randles is my Wednesday’s Guest today with a poignant story about a dog and an old man. They are so good for each other. If you are looking for some humor today, you could hop over to The Blood-Red Pencil where I have a post about the fun of writing with kids underfoot. They […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on June 22, 2015 |

Every Monday I have the song “Monday, Monday” by the Mamas and the Papas playing through my mind. Perhaps because there is an excitement about starting a brand new week. Do you eagerly look forward to Monday’s? While most of the song is about the sadness of waking up Monday Morning alone, the first two […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 6, 2015 |

Between the Winnsboro Center for the Arts and the Main Street Community Players in Sulphur Springs, Texas, I have been, and will continue to be very busy this month. We are planning a Mardi Gras party at the WCA, and at the theatre we are in rehearsals for a show to open early in March. […]

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New Year’s Day 2015

Posted by mcm0704 on January 1, 2015 |

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy and successful New Year! Are you setting new goals? Making resolutions? I hope yours fare better than Luann’s Father’s. What happens to your New Year’s resolutions? Do they follow the same pattern as Luann’s parents. In a strip that ran on November 16, 2014 Nancy and Frank DeGroot  are […]

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Don’t Mess With Old People

Posted by mcm0704 on September 24, 2014 |

Please help me welcome Mags as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the central character in Nancy Lynn Jarvis’s novel, Mags & The AARP Gang. I reviewed the book on Sunday, so you can check that out if you want to. While Mags is entertaining us here, I am over at The Blood Red Pencil with […]

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Some Mid-Week Family Fun

Posted by mcm0704 on August 13, 2014 |

Let’s all grab our sippy cups and welcome Meredith Peters Hale as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of the humorous look at motherhood, Mommy A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the Joys, Wonders, and Absurdities of Motherhood, which I reviewed last Sunday. The point of the sippy cup will become clear as you […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 27, 2014 |

There was an interesting pro and con debate on the death penalty in The Dallas Morning News last Sunday. Leon Neyfakh, a staff writer for the Boston Globe wrote, “People who share a deep worry about government overreach, who believe in the sanctity of life and who place great importance on fiscal responsibility should not […]

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Pigtails? Curls? Perms?

Posted by mcm0704 on May 14, 2014 |

Please welcome Becky Lewellen Povich as today’s Wednesday’s Guest. She is the author of the memoir, From Pigtails to Chin Hairs, that I reviewed on Sunday. Today, Becky has quite a hairstyle dilemma, so maybe we can help her out. Grab a donut and a cup of coffee and read on…. When I was a […]

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