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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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Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part Two By Beverly Hicks Burch If you missed Part One…you can catch it here… For years I was my family’s advanced warning system when it came to storms…in other words it took me a while to recover from the experience of Memorial Day Weekend 1973...the tornado… Continue reading Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair, Part Two, By Beverly Hicks Burch

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Salad Days, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Salad Days By Beverly Hicks Burch If I could pick one of my most favorite foods it would be salad. I could eat is almost anytime, anyway. Of course there are times it can bother your tummy if you have certain health problems…and at times, I’ve paid for my indulgence in my love of the… Continue reading Salad Days, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Elephant on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair Part One By Beverly Hicks Burch We all carry genetic markers in our DNA, the basic building block of who and what we are. One of the basic scientific uses of these markers is to use them in the study of inherited diseases, for example hemophilia. Another… Continue reading Elephants on the Roof…or Storm in My Hair – Part One, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Overload, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Overload By Beverly Hicks Burch Recipe for physical, mental and emotional overload: Mix, stir, agitate blend and beat the following ingredients…like a dead horse… 3 months husband living and working out of state 3 months going back and forth between two states personally 1 fall in a dark back yard resulting in busted knee 1… Continue reading Overload, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Father Forgive Them By Beverly Hicks Burch I’m at a loss for words. If you know me, you know that’s a feat rarely accomplished. Maybe it would be more accurate to say I’m stunned, grieved, concerned and yes, angered to a degree. Here’s why…I must warn you, if you are faint of heart or under… Continue reading Father Forgive Them, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

The Tax Man Cometh By Beverly Hicks Burch I bet you’re reading the title of this blog and thinking you know what it’s all about…well, you do…and you don’t…kinda…sorta… Clear as mud isn’t it? It’s like taxes and a lot of other things in the good ol’ US of A at the moment. Let me… Continue reading The Tax Man Cometh, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch

My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet… By Beverly Hicks Burch Lately, I feel like maybe I have been slighting my feline friends, and since I want to be “fair and balanced”, open minded and just down right American about it, I decided it was time to dedicate a few words to feline… Continue reading My Rocky Road to Feline Companionship…No, it Wasn’t Sweet…,by Beverly Hicks Burch

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It Was Memorial…by Beverly Hicks Burch

It Was Memorial… By Beverly Hicks Burch Before the ravages of ill health wrapped its icy fingers around my body and started wrecking havoc, one thing I really enjoyed doing on a more routine basis was travel. I still enjoy traveling, I just don’t do it as often. I have to pace myself when I… Continue reading It Was Memorial…by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Little Girl Lost, by Beverly Hicks Burch

It’s been two weeks now. Two long, grueling, agonizing, heart-rending weeks. That’s how long the world has angst over the fate of British tyke Maddie McCann, age three. Two weeks ago, while the family was on vacation (or holiday as the Brits call it) in Portugal, Maddie’s parents left her and her twin siblings, age… Continue reading Little Girl Lost, by Beverly Hicks Burch