“Please welcome nineteen-year old Marie Parris to the stage” Earlier, Marie walked along a dirt road lined with shades of green forest, a smoldering, humid, summer day on her way to the Plymouth, New Hampshire Fair grounds. Holding the hands of her two little girls on either side, […]
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Family birthday parties were extraordinary! My dad’s family was excited, he had retired from the USAF at forty-one in 1979 and moved back to his native desert home in the Arizona. Once again, I was living with dad at the age of eighteen. Remember, six months before my […]
Could being born by the Gulf of Mexico in Tampa Florida have a link to the effective healing powers within a human captivated by rivers, lakes and especially the ocean? I was about five years old, riding with my parents in our black Falcon, sitting in the back […]