Category: Short Story

What I know About My Mother

Recently, a friend lost their mother and I started thinking about mine. Mom died on August 9,2011. I think of her every day. I wish I could hold her hand just one more time. There are no words one can say to comfort a person who… Continue Reading “What I know About My Mother”

Buttermilk & Bar-B-Q

  My momma and my Aunt Wanda both worked at Lenox Bar-B-Q in Houston, Texas at one time. I did too. In fact, it was my first job at the ripe old age of 12. I worked setting up the catering parties and got… Continue Reading “Buttermilk & Bar-B-Q”

BEAU

My thoughts today turned to a beautiful old dog we loved and still love that has passed on. I wrote this shortly after. Dusted it off, polished it up, and thought it was fitting for today’s post. “Once you have had a wonderful dog,… Continue Reading “BEAU”

Biscuits in a Tin Pie Pan

I come from a long line of strong women. My grandma Powers was one, for sure. My grandfather died at the age of 47 in 1939, leaving behind Grandma to raise the three kids alone. There was James, the oldest, my mom Patsy, and… Continue Reading “Biscuits in a Tin Pie Pan”

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