Laurie Davis

I Woke Up Looking like Maxine

Something happened to me. I’ve become Maxine, and I hardly recognize myself. It’s as if it happened overnight, one minute I was myself, and the next minute, I seemed to have morphed into Maxine. It was very disconcerting, to say the least. The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world, and […]

Thank You!

I don’t know you by name but you are my hero. My heart is full of gratitude and this thank you letter is for everyone on the front lines of this coronavirus pandemic. This is such a challenging time for everyone and my heart goes out to each and every […]

In My Opinion …

This is definitely a trying time, not only for our country but around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic is something to be concerned about for each and every one of us. I think the important thing to remember is not to lose our sensibility. What I mean by this is […]

Happy Campers

By Laurie Davis Growing up in the 1960s, when my dad got off work on Saturday mornings, he would often take us camping. My mom would get the food ready, and the sleeping bags, pillows, and clothes packed, for a weekend at Detour State Park. As soon as my dad […]

Spending Time With Grandma

By Laurie Davis My maternal grandmother was such an inspiration to me. I remember riding my bike across town and visiting my grandmother on Saturdays during the school year and just about any old day during the summer. She didn’t buy me toys or sit me by the television. She […]