The Princess Danced (reprint)

Day three of four. Looking back to my favs. And this one, this one was as deep from the heart as I have ever written. From October 13, 2019 … the day after they danced as husband and wife or the first time. She is a free spirited joy to her parents. Strong willed (much…

She Danced With Him First

Not another wedding story! Yes. I only have one kid so this kind of took a lot of our attention. We left Dallas yesterday – pretty early. Didn’t expect to see the couple again so off we drove – until a couple hours out, Calvin texted and wanted to hug his mother good bye. No…

The Princess Danced

She is a free spirited joy to her parents. Strong willed (much like her mother I hear) yet with a spirit that is tender in a way that most don’t see on the surface. Life had been good to her in so many ways … a family who loves her, a big sis that taught…

Black Eye for a Wedding? Go as a Pirate

The days are getting closer. My son is getting ready to exchange vows and enter a life for which no man is ever prepared. As I travel to Dallas, I am excited about the new stage of his journey. But I also realize we are parents of the groom, so no one really cares much…

What’s on Your Refrigerator Door?

It’s grotesque. I want to shred them and bury them deep in my trash bin. I am referring to the two large Dallas Cowboy magnates that adorn our fridge. A silver and blue helmet and and a same color star. Ughh. I didn’t buy them. Somehow, they were on the holder of sweet watermelon and…