The Postman

"You made Mrs. March feel like she could see again. You made Ford believe he was part of something. You give out hope like it was candy in your pocket."

Robert Heinlein

"Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea."

Gilda Radner

“I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle, and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity.”

Patrick Overton

"When you have come to the edge of all light that you know and are about to drop off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something solid to stand on or you will be taught how to fly."

Moments Not Captured

Dedicated to Haley, Zack and Korey… It has taken me more than a week to find the words to write this story. It’s the story of 19 hours of courage, faith and love leading to the birth of my grandson, Korey Evander-Ray Wilkes. The story of 19 hours that I failed to capture a single photograph with my camera… From …

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10 Things I Have Never Done

  Mini Blog Challenge: 10 Things I Have Never Done Who in the heck comes up with these mini challenges? Oh wait. That would be me. Why do I make them so tough to do then? LOLOL Okay, here we go… 1. I have never been sailing. I have been in a lot of boats in my life, but never …

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Who Are You?

  Mini Blog Challenge: Answer the following question… Who are you? Who am I? Is that what you asked? Wait. WUT? Am I supposed to know the answer to this? Okay, fine. “J. Cricket Walker has 22 years of experience developing and implementing corporate level training programs, along with a strong background in professional speaking. Following that career, in 2003 …

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So Very Random

Lemur being totally random… 35 Random Things My friend George challenged me to write a note with 35 random things, facts, habits, or goals about me. 35 things? Are you kidding me? Here goes… I would love to learn to play the harmonica. I am a bit of a geek. I have 4 children. (3 grown and 1 tearing the …

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Off The Beaten Path

Wandering through the park crowded with people enjoying the sunshine, I thought maybe I should try to capture the moment with my camera. Surrounded in hundreds of faces filled with every emotion, I should have felt compelled to take at least a shot or two, but nothing called out to me. As I felt the lazy afternoon breeze on my …

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