In Memory of Walter W. Perkins, My Father — Mr. Sandpiper 1998


Dearest Readers: Exactly 21 years ago today, Tuesday, July 6, 1999, I lost my father. Rushing to Sandpiper Convalescent Center in the late afternoon, I was pleased to show him his checkbook. He will be so proud of me to know he did not have to ask for his checkbook. Today, I have it balancedContinue reading “In Memory of Walter W. Perkins, My Father — Mr. Sandpiper 1998”

Am I A “Racist???


Yesterday, I received a news alert about Melania Trump being a ‘racist’ from a librarian. Seems Melania Trump is a racist for donating Dr. Seuss’ books??? Duh? Am I missing something? Dr. Seuss books are racist??? Let’s look up the definition for racist: “a person who shows or feels discrimination or prejudice against people ofContinue reading “Am I A “Racist???”

Domestic Abuse — “A Family Matter”


Dearest Readers: Below is an excerpt from “Chattahoochee Child.” A FAMILY MATTER… Domestic Violence…Domestic Abuse… Regardless what it is called, it is truly a vicious monster. A wild, destructive monster that roars with such anger and turbulence I vowed never to allow it to knock at my door as a grown up. There were timesContinue reading “Domestic Abuse — “A Family Matter””

Ray Rice…Let’s Just Say…He Isn’t A Role Model…


Dearest Readers: Yes, it is a true…everyone has an opinion about Ray Rice. Of course you must know, I have an opinion too and my opinion is this story is about Domestic Violence…from both sides. In the TMZ video, I noticed Janay Palmer (his fiancee at the time) slaps Ray. This appears to start theContinue reading “Ray Rice…Let’s Just Say…He Isn’t A Role Model…”

Domestic Violence in South Carolina…Will It EVER END???


Dearest Readers: Yesterday, I posted a story related to the book I am working on: “Chattahoochee Child.” The post I published yesterday was written months ago, revised a bit yesterday and published. I suppose the articles I am reading lately, a series from the Post and Courier newspaper titled, “Till Death Do Us Part,” http://www.postandcourier.com/tilldeath/Continue reading “Domestic Violence in South Carolina…Will It EVER END???”

Excerpt from “CHATTAHOOCHEE CHILD”


Dearest Readers: Today, while finally gluing my butt to the chair, I am writing again. Today, I would like to share the latest Excerpt from “Chattahoochee Child.” I hope you will enjoy! A FAMILY MATTER… Domestic Violence…Domestic Abuse… Regardless what it is called, it is truly a vicious monster. A wild, destructive monster that roarsContinue reading “Excerpt from “CHATTAHOOCHEE CHILD””