New Year’s Eve

Happy Birthday Tommie

On a foggy early Saturday morning twenty-four years ago we drove down Wheatland Road in Duncanville, Texas. Patty knew the baby was on the way. She had waited until almost too late to wake me. I may or may not have pushed the speed limit. There would be a … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Baby

“You’re not quite ready.” Words an about-to-deliver mother never wants to hear. “I’ll be back,” she replied. Hours later the drive down Wheatland Road toward Charlton Methodist Hospital was slowed by thick fog. Emergency flashers and lights signaled urgency to other travelers before 7:00 a.m. on that Saturday twenty-three … Continue reading

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