~“Lost & Found in 2012”~

Published: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:37 AM.

Every story is just a story, but there will always be a message that I now know, Mama could figure out. She just won’t be here to write it on a napkin.

2012 did have some high points.

Mama loved that I took such an interest in Vernon, Florida. I’m sure it was because the fellow who took me there so many times was her Daddy. He was a bit peculiar; I guess you could say that about me.

She would have been incredibly proud of me getting to be an “Honorary Citizen” of Vernon and even more that I had the honor of being The Grand Marshal of the 2012 Christmas Parade.

I lost so much love in 2012 that it is hard to understand “how life goes on the way it does,” as Skeeter Davis’ sang.

It has to, because there are those who depend on me.

And don’t bother to get a napkin and try...

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