Yesterday, Sen. John McCain picked long shot Gov. Sarah Palin as his VP choice. I know the experience issue has come up very quickly. But since Sarah Palin is a mother of five… I personally think she already has more experience than most people on the planet. She is no doubt a top negotiator, truce […]
MISS SPELLERS OF THE WORLD ….UNTIE!!!
When I am gone.. if you could please not double bungee cord the faded fake flowers to the top of head stone I would be most grateful! This just might come under the heading of … “You know you might be in the South if…”.
The face of an angel…. This is Jo Daughtery. Today Jo is 77 years young and still living exactly where I last saw her over 40 years ago. The weekend I traveled back to Fallbrook for my reunion, I took a chance and went by the church that had given me sanctuary of a sort… […]
For once there is no need for commentary!
Behind these same doors… were teachers who made a difference in my life!Hey why did they pave the grass between the buildings?The Duke’s son Kevin went to school with us… when we were kids even the bowling alley was named after Duke Snider. The ball field seems like a better fit!The football field looked GREAT…And […]
Remembering all the words… Miraculous!“On a group of rolling foothills … Stands a building we adore.It’s the Fallbrook Union High School … One we’ll love forevermore.When we leave this school for greater and hail it’s colors bright,We’ll not forget old Fallbrook and the dear old red and white!”
Could it really be that a week ago today I was in sunny southern California? I was whisked back in time to an era that was perhaps the happiest of my somewhat unique upbringing. On Friday last I climbed aboard a Southwest flight from Raleigh and flew to San Diego via lay over in Denver. […]
There is just something about historical markers that bring out the kid in me! It does not matter where or when I see one, I shriek and holler and beg for whomever to pull to the side of the road so I can at least read the piece of history that has been summarized into […]
Part of the assimilation process of living in a new area is getting to know the local color and history of an area. In recent days we have made several great discoveries. The stumbled across the Whitehall Battle site in Seven Springs and yesterday we visited the Charles Brantley Aycock birthplace in Pikeville, NC. Aycock […]