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    With the month of June comes the hotter temperatures and the season of Summer. Its solstice takes place on June 21, which officially represents the first day of the Summer as well as the longest day of the year. School comes to an end for most students, and most fa...

October 6, 2017

    Back in the states, I decided to move to Atlanta, Georgia. Being only a couple of hours from home felt strange, and tempting to say the least. It's July 4, 1976, the nation's bicentennial birthday as well as my eighty-fourth birthday. My health's fading, but I'm gr...

June 19, 2017

    Another near death moment survived, but unfortunately, two more lives taken by my hands. Once again, I was on the run , but this time with no particular destination- just far enough for a new start and a new identity. Hopefully someplace where trouble won't find me...

    Before I could cradle the phone, Heather joined me in the family room with a concerned look on her face. " Is everything ok, love?"

    " Yes sweetheart, as a matter of fact is. That guy on the phone was my nephew Rudy, Juanita's son."

    " Your sister Jua...

March 16, 2017

    Stowed away in a boxcar headed westward with my fears and wits intact, I began to calm down. My racing heart was grateful just knowing God was with me. There's no other explanation for me being able to stay a step or two ahead of the folks looking for me. Not to me...

February 26, 2017

    I wandered around Tallahassee for a few days scared out of my mind, looking for work, and hiding in plain sight at the same time. At night, I slept in the shadows at the rail yards. I kept moving while keeping my head on a swivel. Of course, I missed Ma and Pa terr...

January 2, 2017

    Frantic voices shook, prodded and lifted me from my bed onto a gurney. Barely conscious, dazed with my head throbbing and spinning, I heard someone say, "He has a pulse, hurry! Bring those pill bottles so we'll know what he ingested. From the looks of it, he washed...

December 23, 2016

    Near the conclusion of another spirit-filled communion Sunday at Grace Baptist Church on a beautiful spring day, Reverend Cousins stood, wiped the sweat from his face, smiled then exclaimed,

    " God is good!"

    " All the time! , the congregation re...

December 10, 2016

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