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Precious Memories

Precious Memories

Pierre Fontenot February 15, 2018 Comments Off on Precious Memories

They cross my Facebook feed frequently, someone posting a picture of the dearly departed, wishing them a Happy-Birthday-in-heaven kind of thing, and often, in the comments is a quote something like this, “…not a

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Any One Of These

Any One Of These

Pierre Fontenot February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Any One Of These

If you’ve been tested by betrayal, by death, by meeting your flaws, and still you are, and still you be… If you’ve ever folded down, crumbled, all alone and nobody to impress, and in

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Wishes

Wishes

Pierre Fontenot January 18, 2018 Comments Off on Wishes

When I’m bad I wish I was better. When I’m good I wish it would last. When I’m really good I wish it wouldn’t go to my head. _   _  _  _  _ 

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The Beatitudes Of Christmas

The Beatitudes Of Christmas

Pierre Fontenot January 4, 2018 Comments Off on The Beatitudes Of Christmas

Blessed are they who get underwear for Christmas.  Our family trees have been around since around was around, but only since WWII have we had the affluence to get so many, for so cheap. 

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Matriarch

Matriarch

Pierre Fontenot December 21, 2017 Comments Off on Matriarch

Tis the time of year that much fuss is made over a jolly, fat man who says ho-ho-ho and knocks his job out in one night a year. The real hero of the holiday

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Yes

Yes

Pierre Fontenot December 7, 2017 Comments Off on Yes

Yes to Sunday naps. Yes to old family recipes, and yes to seeing her right now, like she was, there at the kitchen sink, in her everyday cotton apron. A small yes to any

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Never

Never

Pierre Fontenot November 16, 2017 Comments Off on Never

Never drink orange juice after you just brushed your teeth. When dealing with annoying people it never hurts to remind yourself that God wants to spend eternity with this person.  It doesn’t make the

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The Education Of Everyday Encounters

The Education Of Everyday Encounters

Pierre Fontenot November 2, 2017 Comments Off on The Education Of Everyday Encounters

They’re tearing down a house that was built when William Howard Taft was President. Some are there to pay for the doing, some there to do the doing, some are there to make sure

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Are There Hummingbirds In Heaven?

Are There Hummingbirds In Heaven?

Pierre Fontenot October 19, 2017 Comments Off on Are There Hummingbirds In Heaven?

…where we find the author, a bit overwhelmed by important things in the actual news, turning his thoughts to matters of questionable importance in the space between his ears… How Hard Can It Be,

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Imperfect Moments

Imperfect Moments

Pierre Fontenot October 5, 2017 Comments Off on Imperfect Moments

I bought a patch of acres, last mailbox at the end of the road.  I was out there doing manual labor, for free, sweat dripping, love bug swatting, having a great ole time…but I

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