Author Archives: truthsbyruth

The Quest for the Illusive “They”

My twin brother, Jim has a great sense of humor. He can be extremely quick with a comeback and is very witty at times. He’s had me rolling on the floor with laughter more than once. A particularly memorable time … Continue reading

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Karma and The Golden Rule

Daddy was a Christian Scientist, therefore my brother and I were raised in this religion. Mama was a Methodist. How did this work? Well, if my brother and I became sick, Daddy prayed over us while Mama poked pills down … Continue reading

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Body and Soul

In my youth I was a lean, mean fighting machine. I was a sport’s nut. Softball. Basketball. Track. Even football. In fact, a High School football coach once told Mama if I were a boy, I’d be a star running … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

William Congreve said, “Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast (sometimes beast), to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” Sometimes I wax philosophical, usually after a couple of drinks. There are times, however, I get deep without the … Continue reading

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Be the Oak

Y’all know that saying: “If it’s too loud, you’re too old?” Well, if this is true, then I’m ancient. A few days ago the chaos in the office wore my nerves to a frazzle: phones ringing, office doors slamming, co-worker’s … Continue reading

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Find Your Neverland

Neverland . . . that faraway place where Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, and the Lost Boys live and more importantly, play. This magical fairyland, ruled by the motto, “I’ll never grow up,” can’t be found on Google Earth or any GPS. … Continue reading

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Book Launch for Dixie Dandelion

I love to think outside the box when it comes to promotion, book signings, and book launches. For Dixie Dandelion I had a painting party at Pinot’s Palette, in Springdale, Arkansas. Pinot’s is a lot like Painting with a Twist. … Continue reading

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