Author Archives: Billie

Merry Christmas!

Yes, I do not believe in a higher or superior power, but I still celebrate the holiday season.  My parents were religious, and the Christmas Season was always warm with family, friends and much cheer.  I couldn’t push aside those … Continue reading

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Hallmark Channel’s Anti-LGBT Decision

12/16/19 – This morning, I learned Crown Media is back-stepping over their decision to stop the advertising after complaints across the world about their actions.  Thank you For those who haven’t heard, the Hallmark Channel stopped airing several advertisements for … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Introducing, New Blessings. I had intended to release this sooner – hoping to do so Thanksgiving day.  However, the task of getting stores ready for Black Friday was particularly exasperating this year and didn’t leave much time to work on … Continue reading

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Sex and Happy Endings

Some readers comment how they would have liked me providing more detail of the romance (mostly Kevin and Ansely in Transition), and that my stories and their endings seem too perfect – fairy-tail like. Regarding the romance, if you search … Continue reading

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More Retail Ramblings – Credit

A few days ago, I had to call a bill collector to discuss a debt I owe, which led to him wanting me to make a payment over the phone, which led to a discussion that didn’t make him happy: … Continue reading

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Old Folk

Perhaps some of the most iconic images we think of from Rural America – something probably true in other countries, too – are those of old folk sitting on rural front porches, rocking in chairs as they whittled, played an … Continue reading

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To The Moon

Fifty years ago, I was sleeping over at a friend’s house when I took ill.  I’m not sure what the issue was, but I ended up in the hospital the next day – told I suffered chronic appendicitis. In those … Continue reading

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Fourth of July

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, … Continue reading

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Eulogy for a Wonderful Friend

Ten years ago, on April 25, 2009, Wanda, our grandson, Jason (who lived with us then), and I went to a local pet store to look at fish supplies.  This store had a Humane Society adoption center and, while Wanda … Continue reading

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Random Ramblings – Retail Version

As an IT technician in retail, point of sale (POS) equipment is an important part of my daily routine – making certain cash drawers open (kick) and receipt printers print.  Not a difficult task as it sounds – if a … Continue reading

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