WILL GLOBAL WARMING END THANKSGIVING?

After having stuffed my face and imbibing too many Manhattans, I began to wonder if global warming would change the way my descendants celebrate Thanksgiving. The last few weeks have been filled with news about Lake Powell and Lake Mead running out of water and towns...

ROADBLOCKS IN LIFE

My recent trip to Williamsburg, VA made me think about roadblocks in life. While I consider myself successful, I’ve been guessing about how my life would have turned out had major roadblocks not foiled my plans for college. A visit to Williamsburg in the 1960s left me...

1 ROCKING POTTY MOUTH

My potty mouth may not be such a terrible trait after all.  I imagine you are saying right now, “Marie, do you have a potty mouth? I can’t believe such a mild looking grandmother could let out a string of expletives.” My answer is, yes, unfortunately I do. Yeah, Yeah,...

NOT LIVING UP TO A PROMISE

We Americans are not living up to a promise made to our disabled compatriots; namely to remove barriers from public accommodations. Our recent road trip, wandering from Texas to Washington, D.C. and back, was a rude awakening. My husband suffers from post-polio...

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Follow the money was a theme on my recent trip to Williamsburg, VA.  FOLLOW THE MONEY   JAMESTOWN Make no mistake, Jamestown was founded with making money in mind. In June of 1606, King James I granted a charter to a group of London entrepreneurs, the Virginia...

OIL BARON NO MORE

I am no longer a Texas oil baron. My Lone Star State identity has been ripped from me. When I acquired the ranch in 1998, a big-ass ugly oil well occupied the back corner. The profits were nil— enough to buy a happy meal yearly—costing me more in tax accounting fees...
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