9/11, Anniversaries, History, Islamic Terrorist, Life, Memories, New York, New York City, Photography, Picture of the Day, Quote of the Day, September 11, USA, World Trade Towers

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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Anniversaries, Aunt LaRue, Boston Marathon Bombing April 15 2013, Columbine Shooting April 20 1999, James 4:1-2, Oklahoma City Bombing April 19 1995, Oklahoma City Memorial, Photography, Picture of the Day, Quote of the Day, Travel, Virginia Tech Shooting April 16 2007, Waco Siege April 19 1993

Empty Chairs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“…This chair, this empty chair where you belong, right in front of me once again, I miss you. “ ~ Alex ~ Reflecting Pool and Gate of Time, a memorial marking the time of the bombing – 9:03 AM April 19, 1999 Each chair represents an empty chair at the dinner table in the homes… Continue reading Empty Chairs, by Beverly Hicks Burch

60th Wedding Anniversary, Anniversaries, Family, Love, Parents, Photography, Picture of the Day

But the Greatest of these is Love, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. ~ I Cor. 13:13  NIV ~   This month marks the 60th wedding anniversary of my parents. That’s a milestone in and of itself, but it’s also a rarity these days. I often wonder about the future and how… Continue reading But the Greatest of these is Love, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Anniversaries, cancer, Carcinoid Cancer, Health, Women's health

Marking an Anniversary – Carcinoid Cancer

Today I'm reblogging this article from the Caring for Carcinoid Foundation. I thought of this often in January because January marks one of two very similar anniversaries for me. In Jan. 1982 I had my first surgery for non-smoking lung cancer in my right lung. My 31st cancer free anniversary in my right lung just… Continue reading Marking an Anniversary – Carcinoid Cancer

Anniversaries, Holidays, Horticulture, Love, Roses, Tall & Handsome

Middle of the Bench, by Beverly Hicks Burch

“Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room on both ends.” ~ Unknown~ In the short space of six weeks, between Thanksgiving and the beginning of January, there is ample reason for celebrating in our house. To be even more specific, from Dec. 24th… Continue reading Middle of the Bench, by Beverly Hicks Burch