Tag Archives: Gretchen Peters

Independence Day

Recently I have been listening to Gretchen Peters’ recording of “Independence Day”, the song she wrote that was a huge hit for country music star Martina McBride in 1995. Well she seemed all right by dawn’s early light Though she … Continue reading

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The Cure for the Pain

By some peculiar alchemy of dementia, there are flashes of light¬†when the seeming blindness of Daddy’s soul and withdrawal from everything around him subside. At those moments,¬†there is a window to Daddy who is occasionally still there in his once … Continue reading

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