Who has influenced your life today?

Recently I spent some time with my parents at their home in Texas. I am collecting my father’s life stories to include them in a book of his life. As I drove through the town, I drove down a street where an influential English professor of mine once resided. While Dr. Frank Leavell has been [...]

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Time gets away from us

Today, a potential client of mine died. His granddaughter really wanted to get his story in video form so she, her husband, and their yet-to-be-born children could enjoy Poppy’s wisdom and humor. Her grandfather wanted to wait until he felt stronger from the cancer ravaging his body. He was going to get started just as [...]

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Kitchen Table Memories

Today I begin a fourteen-day adventure. Won’t you join me? We are going through the house, thinking about each room. So, we start today with the kitchen table. The decorators and real estate agents call it the kitchen alcove. Politicians say people talk about issues around the kitchen table. I don’t know about all that [...]

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Sorrow and Hope

Today I’m thinking about sadness. When my grandfather died, my father said to me, “I just thought I would not have to give up someone else this year.” Those were some of the saddest words I have ever heard. Mother had died the July before and now it was January and we were standing in [...]

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