INto the Ditch: 10 seconds that saved my life


Author’s Note: I wrote this memoir in Fall 2012 during my first semester of my Masters program.  It was the first time I explored my feelings about that event.  The capitalized  IN was done on purpose and reflects the entire episode.  While I am not proud of some of the language, it shows where I … Continue reading

Sandals and weird tan lines…. 450 miles and counting


I often talk about riding on my blog.  .  I had an 8 mile round trip at least 2 (and sometimes 3) days a week to Tyler Junior College while in the Writing Center for 3 semesters.  However, I realized during Graduate School riding was more than means of transportation.  It became a way to deal … Continue reading

Two months in Indy…


We have been in Indianapolis for 2 months now.  We know all our neighbors, and in true Southern fashion, taken them all some sort of dessert treats.  We have a great Church family.  We are slowly teaching these folks how to speak correctly. The don’t know about old Cooter Brown, how to do the Cotton … Continue reading