The Hustle and Bustle of the Metroplex Shuffle

I live at the epicenter of a Metroplex, consisting of a conglomeration of Texas cities anchored by Dallas on the east and Fort Worth on the west. These two cities sit thirty miles apart on a mostly flat plain in North Central Texas.  Actually, “sit” is not a proper description, as all the cities that…

Clothes Line Thoughts

I miss having a clothes line.  It is evidence, I suppose, of my middle classness.  Not that anyone who knows me would need evidence of that. I know middle class is considered the “ordinary” class, over looked like a middle child while the poor and the rich get all the attention.  But I’ve never minded…

A Modern Fairy Tale

One day, as I was telling the Red Riding Hood story to my friend’s young daughters, I realized I should not teach these small girls that a wood chopper would always be nearby to rescue them from wolves.  So, I changed the story a bit…DH Not So Little Red Riding Hood Red Riding Hood woke one…