Tag Archives: R.H.Burkett

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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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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Soiled Doves

In my new book, The Adventures of Dixie Dandelion, due to be released November 2nd from The Wild Rose Press, Dixie’s best friends are Soiled Doves. So. Who are Soiled Doves? In a word . . . Prostitutes. In the … Continue reading

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Life with Weebles-Take 5: The Hole in the Wall Gang

Weebles is a perfectionist. Me? Not so much. Take picture hanging for example. Before Greg hangs anything he has to start with math. How wide is the picture? What is its length? How many inches from the ceiling to the … Continue reading

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