Tag Archives: grief

In Memory: A Bluebonnet Anniversary

oem>This post originally appeared on this blog On October 18, 2010. I re-post it in loving memory of Brent’s dad, Dr. Arnold Johnson, who has been gone for eight years now. One of the most distinctive symbols of Texas, besides … Continue reading

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Hi, friends! I’ve been away from the blog for a couple of weeks, getting my mom moved and settled in her new apartment. But now I’m ready to return to my regularly scheduled musings…. See that? It’s our favorite vacation … Continue reading

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Empty Collar

One afternoon last week I took my scruffy old yellow Lab mutt to the vet… and came home alone. We adopted Aggie when she was about six months old. Her wide, goofy smile and mellow disposition won all our hearts. … Continue reading

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“Reinventing Leona” (Book Review)

I’d been wanting to read this e-novel for quite a while, but did not have a Kindle. Yeah, I know you can download the Kindle software on your computer. I did that, but my hand-me-up laptop would not allow me … Continue reading

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Sisterhood Challenge

If you’ve been hearing a lot of noise online lately, and it wasn’t heavy metal bands on YouTube, you just might have wandered within earshot of the Soli Deo Gloria Sisters. Yes, it’s gotten a little rowdy over here, what … Continue reading

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It’s My Bag (or, How Freelancing Sometimes Gives Me Unexpected Bonuses Like an Inside Track on Fashion)

Welcome! It all started last August, when I accepted an Arts feature assignment in Mansfield. I spent an hour or so with Michelyne, a talented designer and seamstress who makes original bags and other accessories. As we talked, I admired … Continue reading

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