May God grace each of you, and our troubled nation, with blessings immeasurable in 2018. To Him we owe it all, and to Him we give Thanks, for family and friends, in our lives and in our memories. Thank you all; you each are an important part of my life, especially of late, and I … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR!
“We are not makers of History. We are made by our history.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Story by Gray Bostick / Original photos by Judy Quick Sharon Obstacles, to the truly committed, the truly confident, or the truly blessed, are simply opportunities; challenges, just special chances for them to shine. And they prove it. … Continue reading Pee Dee Pioneers: A Black History Tribute
Merry Christmas from South Carolina, y’all. God Bless each of you, this Christmas and always. Peace.
DAN FOGELBERGAugust 13, 1951 - December 16, 2007 Another seasonal favorite, from back when a musician was an artist. A powerful -- and true -- song by a Master Songsmith taken from us much too soon.
A “Musings” flashback that takes me back to the hometown of a kid I used to know, when I was a just a lad and Bennettsville was a kinder, simpler place. Every year I'm more grateful than the last for those long-ago days spent around men of character and dignity and integrity, men like Dr. … Continue reading Time Marches On: “Main Street Memories”
(An amended Christmas Week piece that goes back to a 2017 “Musings” memories flashback, "Ho! Ho! WHOA!" . These memories grow more dear by the day. I hope this Christmas leaves each of you with a memory bank that runneth over...GB) Here we are again, Christmas. Time again for that annual mad dash for final … Continue reading An Amended Christmas Weekend, 2020 “Musings” flashback: “Ho! Ho! OH, NO!”
School's finally out, the excitement of our kids is building, and it's finally time to let it be CHRISTMAS! Forget the childish, and embrace the childlike, folks...be young again this year; the season is upon us. Make it the most memorable ever.
In memory of Daniel Grayling “Dan” Fogelberg on this, the eleventh anniversary of his passing at age 56 — a dark day indeed for Planet Earth and all who grow, walk, or fly in, on or above it. A master musician and songwriter, Fogelberg is one of the few who could always “reach” me, whatever … Continue reading In Memory of Dan Fogelberg