For a short fat bald old man who looks like a troll, somehow or another I always seem to surround myself with some very pretty ladies. And so it was during our visit to Arizona. Pretty ladies everywhere, and you can bet I got my share of hugs, and then some!
Scarlett Braden is an author friend of mine. If you haven’t read her books, do yourself a favor and order a copy of Hunting The Hummingbird, the first book in her Providence in Ecuador series or Psst! Your Wisdom’s Showing, a book of contemporary poetry, written for women.
In addition to writing her own books, Scarlett and her husband Ron also operate SAS Author Services, providing things like editing, book formatting, and websites for authors. While we have corresponded by email for a couple of years now, we had never met in person before last week. We got together for lunch in Mesa, and it was like the four of us, Ron, Scarlett, Miss Terry, and myself, had been friends for years. We had a long conversation that covered everything from our various book projects, possibly redoing my author’s website, writing styles, and everything else under the sun. We look forward to getting together with Ron and Scarlett again sometime.
It’s wintertime at our old hometown of Show Low, Arizona, so my daughter Tiffany and her family came down to see us so we didn’t have to deal with the cold weather up there. My two granddaughters, Destiny on the left and Hailey on the right, are becoming beautiful young women, and there’s no doubt they’re going to break a lot of hearts before they are done.
And how couldn’t they turn out gorgeous, with this pretty lady for their mother? This is our first time to see Tiffany since our frantic trip to Arizona following her heart attack in the summer of 2017. She is fully recovered and doing very well, and like her dad, she has never met a stranger or missed an opportunity to laugh and have fun.
Here I am surrounded by pretty ladies. Life just doesn’t get any better than this!
Our trip to Arizona was a rushed affair to remove yet another pretty lady, my cousin Beverly, from an unsafe living condition where her needs were not being met. We are bringing her back to Florida with us to be sure she will receive the proper care in the future.
We are homeward bound now and should be there Wednesday or Thursday. Terry and I are both looking forward to sleeping in our own bed again. Until we get there, I’m not sure how often we will be able to get online. So if I miss a blog or two along the way, don’t worry. We are alive and well. Once we get home and get settled in, I have a lot to share with you about our trip.
Thought For The Day – Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is more painful than staying where you don’t belong.