There are some constants in this upside down state of being known as 2020.  Perhaps some of the most vital fall into the pet category. In fact, in spite of plummeting sales in many sectors, the percentage of pet adoptions has actually increased since the onset of the Stay at Home Orders that many of … More Pets


It’s hard these days to even consider the possibility of harnessing good luck, due to the fact that life, as we know it, has drastically changed. Comings and goings are clouded with an air of caution; tension, a familiar, yet unwelcome guest, pervades.   Because I have been given the wherewithal to prevail when faced with … More Luck


I’m a sucker for trees. Big trees, small trees, evergreens, deciduous, it doesn’t matter.  I am an equal opportunity tree hugger.   My miniscule front yard boasts an old Southern Magnolia, a redbud and a ginormous crepe myrtle, the trifecta of hardy blooms greeting my gaze towards the heavens.  It’s absolutely delightful. Although there’s not too … More Hope

Valentine’s Day Proposal

We’ve had the honor of getting to know these two quite well.   Roger and Shirree are a kind, and yet tenacious couple whose family always makes us smile.  So when Roger flashed the engagement ring on Valentine’s Day, we were absolutely thrilled! Best wishes for a wonderful future!


As we near the day devoted to love, I thought it would be fun to take a trip down Memory Lane, and enjoy a precious moment that, at the very least, will hopefully precipitate not only a smile, but also a head tilt, followed by a softly uttered, “Awww, how sweet!” Well, that’s what I … More Proposal!!

Washington County Courthouse – Greenville Mississippi

It can easily be said that courthouses, for the most part, fail to be havens of joviality on the inside; however, their ornate exteriors compensate, drawing many, including ourselves, to stop and admire the remarkable architectural designs proudly displayed in downtown county seats all over the country. The Washington County Courthouse in Greenville, Mississippi is … More Washington County Courthouse – Greenville Mississippi

Beauty in the Delta

Whoever said there is no beauty in the Arkansas Delta has never beholden a sun-kissed field on a early September morning…. …or watched in awe as the day comes to a close…. making room for a multitude of stars! Images such as these are abundant at Lake Chicot State Park, home of the largest natural … More Beauty in the Delta

One Way

On a sultry summer night, jockeying for attention among Beale Street’s bright lights, blaring guitars and free flowing liquor, for a moment, she captivated my attention.  Was seed planting possible in this den of distraction?  Instead of pity, I felt admiration for this young evangelist, hoping that, if nothing else, this experience would transform her … More One Way