Melodie’s Magic

Melodie’s Magic Melodie had the face of an angel, her soft blue eyes and Madonna face framed with long blond curls and a smile melted the heart. There was instant magic the first moment I met this child of deplorable chance. By marriage Melodie was the daughter of the daughter of my wife’s step-mother. One […]

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A Wise And Witty Lady

Her name is Linda Urbach aka Linda Howard and if you are a reader who enjoys wisdom and wit in the books and passages over which you hover, you must read the blogs and the books by this exceptional author. To use a phrase that might seem time-worn, she is truly ‘the real thing’. Please […]

A Memory Mix

A Memory Mix I’m writing this new post from ‘The Cumberland Plateau’ in Tennessee, looking out across a wooded canyon to the ridge across from my new home. It’s not really so important to anyone but I wanted to try and capture some of the memory mix that holds captive my brain…some bad, some good. The […]

Fifteen Great Bloggers

v I’ve been honored with a nomination for the ‘Very Inspiring Blogger Award’ by Mr. Francis Baraan IV (@MrFrancisBaraan on Twitter) for which I would like to most sincerely thank him. it’s always a pleasure to receive these award nominees but it’s also a bit tedious and time-consuming in fulfilling the requirements that are attached […]

“Billy Joe’s Night Out”

                                               Billy Ray Chitwood Charles Wells, Wellston Publishing, a good southern twitter/writer friend of mine, has given me permission to post a little story for you. It’s a story that hopefully you will enjoy and appreciate the homespun humor of it all. Charles and I are from the south, with me a bit more ancient […]

“Getting Into Things I Should Not”

Okay, my better judgment is not to write this post…   Writing my books, promoting them, and inserting some hopefully helpful posts to other author comrades, these are the main reasons I’m at all involved in this magical world of cyberspace — this maddening social complex that includes Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Author Networks, widgets, tags, links, settings, you name it, […]