~~~Tales from the Ranch – Part 2~~~

****************************************** **********************************   A few years passed.  The grandkids came to the ranch more often.  They were getting older, wiser, and more confident in their lives with each visit. This was being carefully spoon-fed to them by a couple of loving grandparents who were more than just pleased or happy with the way the kids were maturing… Read More ~~~Tales from the Ranch – Part 2~~~

In the Shadows

************************ ************ Dancing in the shadows hidden from the light.  Love seeks its privacy in the quiet of the night. **************** ****************************** ***

~~~ Tonight~~~

      ******************************************************************************* **********************************************************   Tonight I am far away. I am in another time and space, holding a beautiful young girl in my arms and dancing to the melody of a soft, slow waltz.  She is smiling sweetly.  No words are spoken.  None need be as our hearts are so entwined that each… Read More ~~~ Tonight~~~

Dinner at Casa de Pablo

Beef Kabobs (with peppers, pineapple, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms, basted with Vidalia onion and tangerine sause) This was the offering tonight, along with long grain brown and wild rice cooked in beef bullion, served with a nice auslese rhine wine. Summer’s here and the cover is off the grille.  It’s time for some serious cookin’ folks! … Read More Dinner at Casa de Pablo

On the Bayou

******************************** *********************** ***********  ************************************* It’s quiet out on the bayou tonight Fog’s rollin’ in and the moon’s shinin’ bright Sittin’ on the back porch, me ‘n’ my cheri’ Countin’ stars ‘n’ snugglin’, my cheri’ ‘n me We fall asleep while sittin’ there most every night it seems Holdin’ to each other as we drift off… Read More On the Bayou

~~A Troubled Mind

  ************************ ****************** It’s late Weariness waits But I don’t sleep List too long No sweet song Only promises to keep. The night goes on forever and cares of the days haunt my tired mind.  The days…, the days, where did they all go?  They pass so quickly now and nights, too, are short and… Read More ~~A Troubled Mind