Texas Butter Recipe

Texas butter is a southern gravy which my dad, Willis Earl Alley from Little Rock, Arkansas loved to stir up for a hearty breakfast with hot biscuits and bacon. Never short on favor, it also excellent on mashed potatoes.  USE THESE SIMPLE INGREDIENTS: 2 cups milk 3 tablespoons flour 3 tablespoons meat (bacon) drippings salt…

The Crown

Netflix produced an outstanding original entitled “The Crown”.  It follows the child Elizabeth and her sister Margaret, to Elizabeth’s marriage, her father King George’s death, and her coronation.  In 2017 Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 91st birthday.  The Queen’s official birthday is always celebrated with a military parade known as Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards…

Troubled Waters

When you’re weary, feeling small, When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all. I’m on your side. When times get rough, And friends just can’t be found, Like a bridge over troubled water, I will lay me down. When you’re down and out – When you’re on the street, When evening falls…

Fledgling Pledges

“Shoulding” on each other is the quickest way to lose friends!  The radio DJ, the anchor, the news columnist, all those people get paid to write opinions, to speak ‘their’ beliefs, and to report pure facts. They are not my friends, and they do not speak for me.  These days I must wisely just listen…