Category: life experience

I was named Anna Kathleen Mitchell at birth by my Father.  At the time names like Brenda and Debbie were popular and my Mom wanted to name me Debbie.  But my Dad prevailed and I left the hospital Anna Kathleen.  Families being what they are and mine being stubborn and very opinionated, I was soon […]

Music is very powerful to me.  It can whisk me away to another time or situation and the memories come rushing in.  One of those songs is Willie Nelson’s “Always on My Mind”. I married once before, at the fairly young age of 20.  John was sweet, came from a good family, was a carpenter, […]