Barbara J Iversen, also know as Babs Iverson, lives in Texas and loves her grandkids to the moon and back. After writing one story, she found that writing has many benefits especially during a pandemic and a Texas size Arctic Blast.
A NEW HOME
“Sweet child o’ mine,” my mama cried. She knew I had to leave. I was driving on Diamond Road, leaving Abilene had a hole in my pocket with a picture in my wallet. On my cell phone, my sister, Crystal said, “If it makes you happy. here It’s only love. Besides, a change will do you good.” I proclaimed, “All I wanna do is smile because I can’t cry anymore.” I didn’t say it, but I thought; it wasn’t a beautiful pain. It’s more like an ugly sore.
Dorothy? You know her! Don't you? Dorothy is the protagonist in L. Frank Baum's book "The Wizard of Oz." While the book was published in 1900, the film version is a classic from 1939. The classic film has entertained the young and the more mature for over 82 years.
Cat and bear went South for the Winter. They started their trip right after dinner.
LOVE MY JOB
Because of all the freedom, independence, and heartfelt experiences it provides me, I can honestly say that I love my job. Are you questioning? Asking yourself, what job provides these three benefits and opportunities? Did you silently say, "Sign me up!" Truly, retirement is a fabulous job. In fact, it is the best job I have ever had. With my retirement job, I am able to impact the world in a positive way.
The Elementary School Years
"Round, round, ready write! Round, round ready write! Touch over! Touch back! Touch over! Touch back!" drilled Miss B. as she walked in front of the rows that were assigned to my 1st grade class.
Home is more than a place to hang our hat. Cool or warm shelter from the outside storms. Evenings near the fireplace for a lively chat
Casper! What comes to mind? For me, the first thing that comes to mind is a cartoon character. You probably have heard of Casper the Friendly Ghost. It was a popular children's cartoon from 1945 to 1959. Unsurprisingly, childhood memories seem to stay with you through thick and thin.
While stars twinkled brightly in the darken sky, the snow silently fell. Inside the school auditorium, the Christmas Program was coming to a close. The girls junior senior choir's final number was The Twelve Days of Christmas!