I am the sixth of seven children: molded, formed, nudged, inspired and influenced by these unique remarkable people. They are my sisters, brothers and parents and they are in my stories, even if not mentioned, they are there.
A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove... but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.
Forest E. Witcraft
'I'm so glad we had this time together, just to have a laugh or sing a song. Seems we just get started and before you know it, comes the time we have to say, So Long'
Amy waited all day in Gas Town for the money transfer to come through, seeing sights that made her head spin. Men dressed as women. Gay lovers. Protests of every sort. The needle and the damage done.
Summers in the 70s lived by the soles of our feet, lakeside
A bite of scorched popcorn brings to mind the taste of Du Maurier cigarettes smoked the summer I was 8 years old, over four decades ago...
Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, But Words Can Also Hurt Me...
Sticks and Stones Break only Skin while Words are Ghosts that Haunt Me. Pain from Words has Left Its Scar on Mind and Heart that's Tender. Cuts and Bruises now have healed, it's words that I Remember.
When the cat’s away, the mice shall play
I know we've come a long way,
We're changing day to day,
But tell me, where do the children play?
A sunny day and a barefoot walk with my big brother turns into a horrible memory...and a new fantasy ending
Please allow me to introduce myself. I'm a man of wealth and taste. I've been around for a long, long year, Stole many a man's soul and faith. And I was 'round when Jesus Christ, Had his moment of doubt and pain. Made damn sure that Pilate Washed his hands and sealed his fate... ~Rolling [...]
Her hair is Harlow gold
Her lips are sweet surprise
Her hands are never cold
She got Bette Davis eyes
She'll turn the music on you
You won't have to think twice
She's pure as New York snow
She got Bette Davis eyes
'Make work your favorite, that's your new favorite, okay? Work is your new favorite.'
~Elf, The Movie
A road-trip with my oldest sister comes to a hilarious, um, outcome My two big sisters were my world. Born a decade and a bit ahead of me, they were only ten months apart. Known as Irish twins. They were born, then three boys, then me and finally our littlest brother. After the three boys [...]