Monthly Archives: February 2023

Granddad’s Sermons

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey, left behind a number of short sermons among the manuscript pages of his memoirs. A deeply religious man, he served as lay preacher and Sunday school teacher in the Pentecostal church. I’ve shared several portions of … Continue reading

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What Healthcare System?

There is no healthcare system in America. Yes, we do have great doctors, nurses, hospitals, clinics, EMT, pharmacists, and healthcare professionals/paraprofessionals of all stripes. Their hearts are good and their efforts are heroic. They can be incredibly effective. They could … Continue reading

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Welcome to Austin —10 Minutes Too Late…

Everyone arrives in Austin 10 minutes too late for the latest Lost Austin icon. If you arrived in Austin in the 70s (like I did), well, you missed the Vulcan Gas Company — but you caught the Armadillo World Headquarters. … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “I’ve Been Called” *

*INCOMPLETE/INCORRECT LYRICSitalicized words are my “best guess” Since my cousin, Will T. Massey, slipped back into the shadows of schizophrenia in 2016, I’ve been sharing his music here, including lyrics. That has not always been an easy task. Will weaves … Continue reading

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Grieving the Death of a Furry Family Member

Pets bring us joy when they enter our life. Pets bring us love throughout their lives. And pets bring us pain, sorrow and grief when they die. Of course they do. A pet is a friend and a family member. … Continue reading

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