DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD Although Arkansas has been my home for most of my life, I wasn’t raised here. My parents were both in the Navy. In those days, women were discharged if they were pregnant so my mom served until I came along. My dad retired after … Continue reading DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD

MEDICINE MANAGEMENT

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 8: MEDICINE MANAGEMENT There is a difference between humility and humiliation. A comparative example: Humility can describe aging gracefully. Humiliation is when that age comes with the need for a pill organizer. It’s not so much about remembering which pills to take and when… for me it was … Continue reading MEDICINE MANAGEMENT

A CROSS AMONGST THE CARNAGE

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 7: A CROSS AMONGST THE CARNAGE I like to collect crosses from places I visit. I like wearable souvenirs. Whenever I wear the cross I bought at the 9/11 Memorial Museum, someone inevitably tells me that it’s backwards. It isn’t but it does look that way. It’s a … Continue reading A CROSS AMONGST THE CARNAGE