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Greenwood, Texas

Greenwood, Texas

Slice of Life: Greenwood I dedicate this post to my dear sister-teacher, Sharon Williams. Her roots grow deep in Greenwood. It is a hot August evening. We drive slowly along the back roads of Wise County, and although the scorching high for the day was 107 degrees, we...

I Failed, Or Did I?

Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 14. I failed I didn’t reach my goal But Failure is okay Because It means I tried And Trying is what Really counts I was in Miami –en route home after two weeks in Ecuador, waiting to board a flight– when I saw the...

Be Thankful

Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 13. From personal travel journal It’s 5 AM and I’ve said Good Morning and Thank You to no less than a dozen people between my hotel room and my departure gate at the airport — all people who in some way served me....

Gained Three, Lost One

Celebrate this Week : March 12, 2017. Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 12. Today I celebrate a SAFE JOURNEY. Today I celebrate HOME, SWEET HOME. Today I celebrate having TIME.  Yesterday, I wrote my slice (Journey Home) while on a long Miami layover, when we were...
Journey Home

Journey Home

Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 11. Long day Short post Farewell, beautiful Ecuador On Friday… Drove the coastal roads from Portoviejo, city of our visit to Guayaquil, city of our departure One of the views along the way Fishing boats dot the waters On...

A Passing Moment

Slice of Life March Challenge. No. 2. Day Two in Ecuador. The highway is two-way, from Guayaquil to Portoviejo, about a 3.5-hour drive. Traffic is heavy–trucks, buses, slow-moving vehicles, and cars like us. Small towns dot the way, with speed bumps to slow...