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Memories Are the Key Not to the Past, but to the Future

The Hicks Sisters ca 1983 “Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom ~ It had been a glorious, beautiful, brisk autumn day. I stood and breathed in a stunning panoramic view as I watched the sun lower into a captivating sunset. Faster than I realized, dusk… Continue reading Memories Are the Key Not to the Past, but to the Future

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The Bonds of Family Can Be Severed in an Instant, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“9/11 was a reminder that the bonds of family can be severed in an instant. They are essential, crucial, valuable, fragile.” ~ Peter Jennings ~ I don’t know who came up with the saying “time heals all wounds”. There must be a committee of pencil heads sitting in a room somewhere whose specific job is… Continue reading The Bonds of Family Can Be Severed in an Instant, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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This is What I Remember and Why I Remember, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s been 11 years today…and every year I remember it with the same ache as when it happened that morning. That summer had been a dreadful summer for me personally. My husband of 27 years walked out on me for a new life with another woman. My health was in a continual decline. I had… Continue reading This is What I Remember and Why I Remember, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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American Spirit, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I took this picture in Jan. 2009 from our Grand Canyon Railroad train as we were pulling back into the station at William, AZ. This car was setting in the yard at the station and I loved the name. We were returning from an inspirational visit to the Grand Canyon. Why have I picked this… Continue reading American Spirit, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Remember… by Beverly Hicks Burch

In six days we’ll mark an anniversary of the worst kind. As Americans we are given to celebrating and marking memorable events. Some are grandiose with bands, food, parades and fireworks. Others are rather solemn and somber. Sept. 11th or as it has come to be known in our vernacular as 9/11 is an event… Continue reading I Remember… by Beverly Hicks Burch

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I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I Do Remember… By Beverly Hicks Burch The ringing of the phone jolted me out of my sleep that morning at a little passed 8:00 AM CST. On the other end was an agitated and alarmed male voice admonishing me, “Momma quick, turn on the TV. The World Trade Towers have been attacked!!” What?! How… Continue reading I Do Remember…, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Open Letter to Charlotte…or Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, There May Be Some Real Facts to Learn About Dua Khalil Aswad and the Rest of the World…by Beverly Hicks Burch

Open Letter to Charlotte…or Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, There May Be Some Real Facts to Learn About Dua Khalil Aswad and the Rest of the World… By Beverly Hicks Burch Fair readers, recently someone stopped by and read a recent blog on the “honor killing” of Dua Khalil Aswad and left a comment, some rants… Continue reading Open Letter to Charlotte…or Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, There May Be Some Real Facts to Learn About Dua Khalil Aswad and the Rest of the World…by Beverly Hicks Burch