Survived another Valentines Day


February 14, a dark day for those who view it as just another day.   A dark day for that man or woman who forgets to buy flowers, chocolate or a “Kay diamond for their significant other. A few years ago, a relatively new relationship ended because I didn’t call and wish Happy Valentine day.Continue reading “Survived another Valentines Day”

SUCKING it up for the HOLIDAYS


From the Butterball ads, to the movies and TV specials.  Tis the season to be Jolly, fa,la,la,la,la,la la la.    Where everyone makes it on time to cut the perfect Turkey.   We are sucked in by perfect images of  flawless food and the perfect families. Its all kisses and hugs…Ahhhh, what  a crock! ThanksgivingContinue reading “SUCKING it up for the HOLIDAYS”

The Ultimate Christmas Gift: A Home


A Longview woman and her daughter received what she considers to be the greatest Christmas gift a little early this year — the gift of a permanent home. Wesla Richardson and her 5-year-old daughter, Veta, moved into their new home in South Longview this past week after completing the requirements for the Habitat for HumanityContinue reading “The Ultimate Christmas Gift: A Home”