The Latitude of Gratitude

Hi, y’all! Are you enjoying the colder weather where you are? Well, we’ve got it, like it or not, down here in Georgia. This month’s theme is obvious. Just like everyone else, we go to gratitude this time of year. However, I thought I’d stretch it a bit. Here is one definition of latitude: TheContinue reading “The Latitude of Gratitude”

Do Unto Others…

Hey everyone! Hope you are staying cool during these August days of summer. Don’t know about your parents, but mine drilled The Golden Rule into my head from the time I could read. They reminded me of the biblical text whenever I acted selfishly or was jealous or you name it. Hence, I felt likeContinue reading “Do Unto Others…”

A Belated Nod

MY DAD, JOE Since I missed saluting Father’s Day, I thought I’d give a shout-out to my favorite dad! Of course, it’s my very own, who passed away over thirty years ago. Although it’s been a long time, I can still see his smile and hear his laughter. Joseph Emile Herpin, “Joe” to his friends,Continue reading “A Belated Nod”

A Row of Ducks & Katherine Nichols

Hope everyone is well and happy! It’s hot here in Georgia. How hot is it? Well, one way of putting it might be – “it’s hotter than blue blazes,” or “You could fry an on that asphalt.” Pretty stinkin’ hot!! So glad my writing keeps me in the AC! This month, I want to continueContinue reading “A Row of Ducks & Katherine Nichols”

One Bite at a Time

Ah! May! Hello everyone! It is gorgeous here in Georgia with all the flowering plants and shrubs and it’s beginning to be quite warm. I hope the scenery and climate are beautiful where you live, too. Zeroing In and Moving Forward Often, I have several stories floating around in my crazy head and it takesContinue reading “One Bite at a Time”

Finding Our Feathers

Don’t you just love this time of year? To see and smell the beauty around us. April is my favorite month. Well, of course—it’s my birthday month! Yes, the pollen seems never-ending especially down south where I live. However, somehow we southerners manage to survive because of the splendor in the trees and bushes aroundContinue reading “Finding Our Feathers”

“Don’t Stop Believing”

Most people have goals whether they are daily, weekly, yearly, or lifelong ones. One of my goals has always been to write a novel. Well, I wrote my first one, Weather Permitting, over ten years ago, but never published it. When I finished novel number two, Relative Consequences, I was determined to get it published,Continue reading ““Don’t Stop Believing””

Food, Football, and Friendship

Hey guys! Look at this month – a month of celebration-worthy days! To name just a few: February 1 – National Freedom Day, Chinese New Year, Beginning of Black History Month, and Work Naked Day (Oops! – I missed that one!)February 2 – Ground Hog DayFebruary 4 – National Wear Red Day – to supportContinue reading “Food, Football, and Friendship”

BLAST OFF!

JANUARY 17, 2022 So, how’s the weather at your house? Ah, cold enough for you? Brrrrrrr. At my house, down here in the south, snow fell on us. We do get a bit of the white stuff every now and then. The schools close because the counties won’t let buses try and maneuver on theContinue reading “BLAST OFF!”