"Daddy just didn't know how to show love.
Just up the road from my home is a field, with two horses in it.
To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me.
It is the most-requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolls over to 50 this week, so here's an update:
I bought a bird feeder. I hung it on my back porch and filled it with
You might be a redneck if: It never occurred to you to be offended by the phrase, 'One nation, under God.'
I would never trade my amazing friends, my wonderful life, or my loving family for less grey hair or a flatter belly. As I've aged, I've become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself.
By the time the Lord made woman, he was into his sixth day of working overtime. An angel appeared and said, "Why are you spending so much time on this one?"
A woman living in downtown Ontario, Canada came out of her house and saw 3 old men with long white beards sitting in her front yard.
She did not recognize them.
I was shocked, confused, bewildered
As I entered Heaven's door,
Not by the beauty of it all,
Nor the lights or its decor.
But it was the folks in Heaven
Their marriage was good, their dreams focused. Their best friends lived barely a wave away.