Tales from the Hills and Hollers
- October 02
- Happily Married, 2 children, 2 Grandchildren, Dog and Cat lover
I have started a new series called stories of the people. I have worked with a wide variety of children and adults and they have taught me more than I could ever teach them. I will be posting only on the weekends.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Top Ten Things to Do While
Waiting for OS to Load
March 29, 2011 07:35PM
- One of Our Own
March 13, 2011 08:58AM
- Defective people that society
would be better off without.
March 12, 2011 07:58AM
- Christmas for the forgotten
December 19, 2010 01:57PM
- Poor in America (the old man
and his dog)
October 24, 2010 07:31PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Kudos to the
February 10, 2012 08:09PM
- “Loosing part of your
self is hard but one can dig
down in the
depts of our
July 04, 2011 12:30PM
- “Love the pictures It is
an amazing story one that I am
that you treasure.”
April 05, 2011 06:35PM
- “loved it!!!”
March 31, 2011 08:01PM
- “LOL this is so
March 31, 2011 07:58PM
Ella Rose's Links
10. Play chess against the computer.
9. Put in random curse words and see what pops up in Google search.
8. read an e-book
7. Play Wow and reach level 80
6. Google your old boyfriends/girlfriends
5. Look up recipes to serve at Holidays
4. Go to you tube… Read full post »
Suicide is a taboo in many cultures. It is the deliberate ending to ones own life.
I received the phone call Friday morning. It was a call that I wished had never come.
Stevie was a wonderful young man in his late 20’s. He had a lot of friends… Read full post »
Below is an article that I ran across this morning. This shows how a leader thinks of the population that he represents. I am hoping that this article makes you think of how we are truly being represented.
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The young boy sat by the window looking out waiting. He was excited this Christmas morning. He was expecting his mom to come and visit him. She had promised him in court that she would be able to see him at Christmas. That she would not have to work on Christmas. Dylan… Read full post »
I was sitting inside of a restaurant when an old man with thick white hair and a bushy beard stepped inside of the store. He ordered a glass of water and sat down at a table a few tables in front of me. His shirt was worn and his jeans tattered and… Read full post »
A lot of Americans are always gripping about what they don't have and not being thankful for what they do have.
This story is a bout Cherri who lived in a group home with five other girls. Cherri's parents did not want to keep her after they found out that she was not… Read full post »
Cody was very quiet and never let anyone too close to him. Staff threw him a birthday party the day he turned twelve. He never once smiled at his birthday party. Most of the boys stayed away from Cody. They just ignored him and went about their play and chores.
Cody… Read full post »
This is a story that I have been following all week on CNN in regards to cyber bullying.
A Michigan Assistant Attorney General Andrew Shirvell has taken a voluntary leave of absence per Cnn Website.
The Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox stated in an interview with Anderson Cooper on… Read full post »
Bridget and Dave were high school sweethearts and married as soon as they graduated. They moved out of state to where Dave had gotten a good job with his cousin. Dave had an old fashioned sense of what marriage should be and Bridget was happy to comply with whatever he requested… Read full post »
How Many ways can a person can say Goodbye Here are a few of My Faves
See You Guys On the Flip Side.
Ta ta !
Pip Pip !
Act like a tree and leave.
Act like the wind and blow.
See ya later, alligator.
Y'all come back… Read full post »
Aaron is a delightful boy with a good sense of humor. He loves popcorn more than anyone that I have ever seen. He will choose popcorn over any other treat that he is offered.
Aaron was watching tv one night at his mom's home and they had cooked popcorn. He had… Read full post »
Brad was fifteen years old when I first met him. He was a funny, caring, and loving soul. He had struggled with being gay for a long time and had finally come to terms with it for himself. He was not able to really depend on his family that much his mom… Read full post »
I had just stepped into the building out of the heat of the summer sun when a blue eyed middle aged woman named Abby walked up to me with her arms out. "Are you Mom?" she asked. I was taken aback as she grabbed me. I replied no that my name… Read full post »
"Oh God! Write me baby!" he cried.
She moaned as she reached over and tore his pen from the package.
She clicked his Bic.
And he sighed. Read full post »
I went to a small town southern high school in the eighties. By small town I mean they roll the streets up at sunset. The closest thing that the teenage kids had was a two screen theatre that was in the next county. Teenagers were bored in our small town.
I had four… Read full post »
My best friend was 19 years old when she had the car accident that would change her life forever.
Paula was vivacious. Her personality was addictive. She was a true friend to those who were lucky enough to know her.
Paula was engaged to be married that summer to Will,… Read full post »
I have always been a victim of Blonde Jokes because I am a blonde. These are a few of my favorites feel free to add a favorite blonde Joke in the comment section.
Blonde and the coke machine
A blonde is over at this Coke Machine putting fifty cents in,… Read full post »
She looked out of the window to the city that she had onced loved. The cars were streaming by in a blur and the people were walking to and fro from jobs the park or even a day of shopping in the city that never sleeps. She had been one of… Read full post »
Vince had always been a dreamer. He had always dreamed of getting out of this small hick town and becoming somebody.
He had a rough childhood His momma left him and his 6 siblings after his daddy was killed in a mining accident. She had said that she would send… Read full post »
As a child I was fascinated by movies. I could leave the farm via the television and go to exotic places and see things that I would cherish forever. At first we only had three television stations: 2 local stations and the educational network. When I was 12 we got a… Read full post »
Homelessness has been an epidemic for many years. This is just one example of how a person can find themselves homeless.
I worked at a fast food restauraunt when I was 17. One of the guys that worked there I was really good friends with. He was charming, funny, and… Read full post »
Crystal waters so clear that you can see the sky.
Lapping waves against the shore.
I float and swim along with no worries.
Suddenly schools of fish and porpoise swim by in a rush.
Where are they off to in such a hurry I wonder?
The water… Read full post »
The stores are filled with gifts for dad and the commercials on tv are urging people to hurry in and by your Father's Day gifts before it is too late. Last father's Day I was watching Tv on Father's Day and was sobbing at the Father's Day commercials. This will be the… Read full post »
I never will forget the excitement that I felt when my daughter told me she was expecting. I was going to be a grandma. Now the thing that I had to learn was what is the exact role of being a grandma and how does it differ from being a… Read full post »
This poem is dedicated to anyone who has ever struggled with any type of addiction in their life.
I remember a time when life was simple.
I remember a time when I had dreams and hopes.
I remember a time when life was good.
I remember a time before… Read full post »