Category Archives: Recovery

Lost Dad

Dad the Secret Dad the Dread Dad and empty words he said. Dad the Absent Dad the Lost Dad I wanted at any cost. Dad the Guilty Dad the Frail Dad who always seemed to fail. Dad the Gone now … Continue reading

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Tammy Labude: I Think I’ll BE

Facebook isn’t always politics and kitty cats. And it wasn’t for me today. It was the mournful media that informed me of a personal loss so heartfelt it is difficult to describe. How do you describe having known an honest-t0-goodness … Continue reading

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Substantial Friends

The following is an excerpt from my unpublished second novel, The Governor Who Arose From Crude. With many characters from my other novels, this is a fictional “biography” of Polly Parker, who will become the third-only female Governor of Texas … Continue reading

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