Christmas 2012: “Hey, Mayans! Phftpftft!”

Well, it’s Christmas, here at over a decade into the next millennium. A lot of stuff happened this year, good and bad, but for now we can have a brief time to think about the good things we’ve received, the good things we can give, and be with friends and… Continue reading

Living with disappointment

Well, I didn’t get to go to the Edwards family reunion this weekend. My flight was cancelled because of the storms between here and my destination in Knoxville. There were no combinations of alternate flights and driving that would get me to the reunion in a reasonable time, so I… Continue reading

Family reunions, family photos

This weekend I’m going to a reunion of my Aunt Mary’s family, her kids and grandkids and great-grandkids.  Aunt Mary passed away many years ago, and I wish I had paid more attention to her, but when you’re a snot-nosed punk kid, you think old folks will be around forever…. Continue reading