Submitted by hdwhit on Tue, 2014-05-13 16:58

He had always regarded that portion of his life spent in Texas to be a sort of exile; one he hoped would turn out to be temporary.  He wondered how many Texans knew what "incipit" (not insipid) meant?  The derelict catfish farm in Arkansas that he had once called "home" called to his mind with what seemed to be greater ferocity as each day passed, often blocking out more productive thoughts.  He repented when it dawned on him that his children would forever bear the name "Texan", but he smiled when he throught about that the judges at San Jose State Univeristy might read his musings this year and create a new category for works celebrating the Lone Star State and "Bubba Clifford".


The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. Mohandas Gandhi

Eh? What new beginning?.................Sarah

Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MS in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.