It’s Not a Secret Anymore

Chapter Thirteen – Step Into the Light By Steven Maisenbacher Well there are some things that need to be said. The first one is yesterday I went out to the college and learned how to log into a computer. My tutor taught me how to get to the needed site, where my assignments will needContinue reading “It’s Not a Secret Anymore”

Forward Momentum

Chapter Twelve – Step Into the Light By Steven Maisenbacher Well hello again. November has been one hell of a month and a lot has gone on for me. It started with a bang with these people running out of my insulin. The obvious results of that fiasco you can see if you check outContinue reading “Forward Momentum”

Thanksgiving Truth

Chapter Eleven – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher My earliest memories of this day are being in school. I might have been six or seven years old and the teacher had us all draw turkeys. What we did was lay our little fat pudgy kid hands on paper and trace around it withContinue reading “Thanksgiving Truth”

Giving Thanks

Chapter Ten – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher Family. They say you can’t pick your family. I don’t know if that’s absolutely true; sometimes your family picks you. I know that recently I’ve gone through some real serious events and those that reacted with words of compassion and anger against the machine thatContinue reading “Giving Thanks”

Who Cares?

Chapter Nine – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher I’ve been going through it here at this place, we all know that, but the last few days have been over the top. For the second time since I’ve been here they ran out of my long-acting insulin. I take two kinds, a short actingContinue reading “Who Cares?”

To a Gracious Southern Lady

Barry Standard – Keeper of Traditions By Edna Peirce Dixon Yes, Barry! This is about you! And thank you once again for yet another beautiful birthday card with a newsy hand-written note. Congratulations on your first great granddaughter after all those great grandsons and so glad you are keeping up with things on Facebook. .Continue reading “To a Gracious Southern Lady”

True Names

By Edna Peirce Dixon When I was growing up, I thought my name, Edna, was the ugliest name in the world. I wondered why my parents couldn’t have given me a pretty name. It sounds so harsh at best, and with me being me, from the tone frequently heard, Edna rang in my young earsContinue reading “True Names”

Soliloquy

on the hopes and dreams of a lifetime… By Edna Peirce Dixon September 12, 2014 I have reached an age when society thinks of me as old, and in truth, with each passing year the realm of possibilities seems to grow smaller and smaller; the obstacles in my path grow larger and larger. Even asContinue reading Soliloquy

Choosing Happiness

By Eric R. Dixon At this point in my life I don’t feel the need to be someone else. I do not need to pretend to be younger or smarter or wealthier than I am. I have lived an amazing and interesting life and I have built many wonderful memories. Having lost my wife withContinue reading “Choosing Happiness”

Skepticism

Chapter Eight – Step Into The Light By Steven Maisenbacher I want to talk this morning briefly. I’ve just concluded my prayers and I’m sitting outside. It’s 5:39 a.m. I want to say something about being skeptical. I’m rapidly finding out here in this world that everyone is skeptical and suspicious and paranoid about almostContinue reading “Skepticism”