Tag: Gilchrist Texas

Natural Beauty

Natural Beauty

Still Life: Seashells with Shellac on a Paper Bag.

The Story of Chicken

The Story of Chicken

Family-memory stories gain a patina with age and become the stuff of legend. The Story of Chicken is one of those stories.

Three Haiku from a Day at the Beach, Remembering Dad

Three Haiku from a Day at the Beach, Remembering Dad

Thanksgiving weekend, eight of us family members spanning three generations packed into my Honda Pilot and headed down to the Bolivar Peninsula where I grew up.  We were on a mission to visit Dad’s favorite restaurant down there, and remember him. It was a perfect […]

my days by the water

my days by the water

This rough little poem came spilling out of me as I thought of those halcyon sand-ridden childhood days and so many memories flooded in. Everything seemed so safe, so permanent, so lively-lovely in our tiny town of 600, Gilchrist, Texas.

More Winter in Southeast Texas: Birds in Gilchrist

More Winter in Southeast Texas: Birds in Gilchrist

Birds and more birds enjoying the mild winter in Gilchrist, Texas on the Bolivar Peninsula: herons, sandpipers, brown pelicans and seagulls. A great day trip from Houston.

How Far is Heaven? Remembering Kim-n-Steve

How Far is Heaven? Remembering Kim-n-Steve

This little memoir is dedicated to everyone who loved my brother Steve, and has the same bigger-but-now-broken heart because of his presence in your life.


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