The Birthday Boy

27 years ago today, a wonderful thing happened. Lee Heidel was born. Today, he is celebrating by taking the day off work. Wish I could take it with him, but we will get to celebrate together tonight with… Read More

Happy T-Day

I know it’s cliche, but I’m thankful. But I don’t want to be one of those people who is only thankful on Thanksgiving. I have much for which to be thankful. Love, family, friends. a good life. In… Read More

Fish Fry

I have issues when it comes to eating meat. I’d probably be a vegetarian if I didn’t like meat so much. I have no problem eating a hamburger, but I can’t eat something that looks like what it… Read More


On this day, many years ago, the world became a better place. My Grandmother, Georgia Claire Johnson was born. There is a lot I don’t know about her childhood. Her story in my mind began when she was… Read More

Ocean Wars

My mom came to visit Friday. Saturday, our plan was to spend a few hours soaking up sun at the beach. The weather, however, was not cooperating. It had rained for six days straight. Saturday morning was no… Read More


Lee and I just returned from visiting my folks in Jefferson City, Tennessee. It was dad’s first Sunday at the First Baptist Church there, and it went really well. I was very proud of him. The town is… Read More

Family Bonding

Mom, Dad, Uncle Barry and Aunt Carol visited this weekend – and it was a blast. Saturday, we became total tourists and took one of those trolleys around town, then ate really good food. A lot of really… Read More

Appreciation Day

Not only is it Father’s Day – but it is also Gene Wilder Appreciation Day in Fitzgerald, GA. I think that’s pretty cool. The Mayor proclaimed it so during a reception at our church today. And I’m not… Read More