Author Archives: Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

About Teresa in Fort Worth, TX

A short, fat, middle-aged, happily-married, mother of 4 daughters. A former high school valedictorian (way back in the Stone Age), a Civil Engineering major in college, a middle-of-the-road Conservative, and a moderate Methodist. I know just enough to get myself in trouble....

The Angel Tree (a heartwarming Koch family Christmas tale)

. . Every family has their own “family lore” – stories handed down from generation to generation.  These are generally told around the campfire, on the front porch, or around the dining room table.  The good ones are side-splittingly funny; the really … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving Classic

. . From 1978, this classic clip from the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” never fails to leave me in stitches: . . Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! .

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Thanksgiving Music: “Come Ye Thankful People”

. Whenever I think of Thanksgiving, this is the song that comes to mind – and this is a beautiful arrangement sung by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir: . .

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Tuesday Tunes: “Simple Gifts”

. There are plenty of videos with this beautiful song out there, but I absolutely LOVE the photography used in this one – it’s full of the people and things that make America such a great country: . . (“Simple … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies: “How Long Does It Take You People To Shop?!?!?!?”

. They’ve started already – the ads for Christmas come earlier and earlier each year. I’m old enough to remember when we actually got through Thanksgiving before we started seeing and/or hearing Christmas stuff. I may not always agree with … Continue reading

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On Jonathan’s Birthday – “Autumn Leaves”

. (Author’s note: I have been in the hospital for 2 months, so this completely slipped by me. I’m publishing it today, but Jonathan’s birthday was November 11th) . Today would have been my friend Becky’s oldest son’s 33rd birthday.  Jonathan … Continue reading

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“Of the People, By the People, For the People”

. Today marks the 152nd anniversary of a most solemn occasion: .

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