Category Archives: Honeysuckle Air – Memoirs

Memoirs from the past and present about growing up in rural Oklahoma and the ever-changing events of daily life in Texas and elsewhere. About the Heavenly Sunshine in my heart:-)

Summershines in the North Woods Forest

The many empty hours of summer offered countless possibilities for fun and adventure. Spending time outdoors with no deadlines meant imagination had free rein. Jumping through the sprinkler served us well as we had no pool anywhere near. We did … Continue reading

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More Rayford Road Stories: Facing the Gun–Twice!

I always loved the wilder part of Rayford Road. So on my way home from Spring School District I usually went “the back way.” As I drove along Wiley Fuzzel immersed in my private enjoyment of the deep pine forest … Continue reading

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More Rayford Road Stories: Flood Waters Comin’ At Us

One summer day my sons and I decided to go to the store. Back then, the nearest one was several freeway exits away. We piled into our Ford truck and at Rayford Road headed west toward the highway. Before long, … Continue reading

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How We Found our Home in Spring, Texas

When we relocated from Oklahoma to Texas we rented an apartment for the summer to give us time to find a house. I was determined to be far away from any possible hurricane danger, so I preferred far north of … Continue reading

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I Used to Cook Book — Quotes and Quips

  I was never a great cook, but I did cook on a regular basis. Proof that I used to cook came when my sons would call and ask me for a recipe. Since I was a budding cook I’ve … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Love Letter to Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Church–History and Hugs

We moved from Houston  in 1972 with two young sons, determined to miss our church in Oklahoma. Soon we saw a community calendar in a local paper which said a Unitarian group was meeting on Spring Cypress. We dressed up … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Happy Graduation to Kind Princess Boss Becca

I remember Princess Becca. A smart dresser even then. When we took a picture she turned and quipped “Again” so somehow we knew she’d be her very own kind of royalty. Then I saw a sensitive side when Grandpa Mac … Continue reading

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