Category Archives: love

A Quick Getaway

My wife, Sara, and I managed a quick little getaway to celebrate our 31st anniversary this past week. This was only the second time since the COVID hit the fan that we’ve travelled out of town. For the most part, … Continue reading

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The Little Wedding That Was

Happy Anniversary to us! 31 years ago today, Sara & I got married. I’ve written a bit about the story of how we met and married quickly, and recently, I shared another version of some surrounding events written by Joanie … Continue reading

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“Notes on Alan & Sara” by Joanie Whitebird (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1… When we last heard from Joanie about that wonderful weekend 31 years ago when Sara & I first met, she and the new happy couple were on their way back to Houston after an initial romantic … Continue reading

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“Notes on Alan & Sara” by Joanie Whitebird (Part 1)

for my dearest friends, brother & sister, Alan & Sara, a chronicle of events for “Posterity” — Love, Joanie The late Joanie Whitebird, noted poet & writer & minor literary legend — and my former sister-in-law — did indeed play … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary — 30 Years & Counting

Sara & I got married 30 years ago today! David Siskind, the fellow who married us, opened the short ceremony with the comment that he and his wife had recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with hopes that we, too, … Continue reading

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A Change of Heart at the Altar, late 1800s

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey wrote memoirs of his life in rural East Texas about the turn of the 20th Century. Today’s excerpt tells of witnessing a last-minute change of heart that would change a friend’s life. I have to write … Continue reading

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An Infatuation (2 versions)

Our guest blogger, my grandfather, G.M.C.Massey wrote multiple versions of some of his stories in the various manuscripts of his memoirs. Here is an instance of 2 versions of the same events — with only one significant variation, leaving the … Continue reading

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Cade Massey’s First Love (part 2)

The conclusion of granddad’s story of his first love. I thought that she was trying to high pressure me into Marrying her right then, But I soon realized that she was in dead earnest. So she wanted me to keep … Continue reading

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Cade Massey’s First Love (part 1)

My granddad, G.M.C. “Cade” Massey, included the story of his first love in his memoir manuscript. Here is part 1 of that tale. When I get to writing, so many things pop up that sometimes I get confused about whatever I … Continue reading

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Granddad’s “Yardstick”

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey wrote memoir manuscripts about his life. Here’s a segment describing a young woman he greatly admired. Another outstanding character in my high school days was a classmate, A girl that was in school at the same … Continue reading

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