A Labor Day Parade

“America is a great land with opportunity for all who will claim it.” c e hollis The streets were cordoned off by police cars with flashing lights. But there were no protests, no riots, no destruction or ugly episodes. There was laughter and cheer in the air as people choose places along the streets of... Continue Reading →

Summer Days with Grands

“Summer, Summer, Summer. It sweeps up over your soul like a slow wave and feeds you on sunshine, watermelon, corn on the cob, and fresh tomatoes and then quite suddenly, it is gone.” In summer the grandkids come and we have suddenly not enough room at the dinner table, not enough bread and milk, not... Continue Reading →

His Hands

"A good father will leave his imprint on his daughter for the rest of her life."James C. Dobson  His HandsBy Elece HollisAs we harvested the grapes for jelly-makingI took photos of his hands;I wanted never to forget those hands,How they looked in my mind's eye.The photos shocked me—rocked meNever would I have thought those handsHad already... Continue Reading →

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