Tag: N.A. Booko

My mother’s watch

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – My Mother died 1944. Seems like an eternity. In come cases, seventy years is an eternity. Immediately after she died, my father sold most of her personal belongings; especially her clothing. It was World…

The End

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – The cold days of winter are upon us. We need to stay indoors a lot. Not shop too often. Fight boredom. How many times can you re-work that puzzle with 1,000 pieces? For those…

Best foot forward

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – I have always heard that; but never stopped to wonder just how many meanings it has and who still clings to those old sayings. I suppose I have always tried to put my best…

Who reads this stuff anyway?

notebook with blank pages

By. N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – Can’t say just when I started submitting to the Chatlist, but I believe it was around 2004. Not so many pieces way back then, but after 2008 I seem to remember writing more frequently.…

The Waltons. . . in living color!

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – The Waltons TV show premiered September 1972. I had only settled in Chatham County the month before. I had a 19″ portable black and white TV set. I saw all the Walton shows in…

The garden in winter

dried leaf cover by snow at daytime

By N.A. Booko Pittsboro, NC – It is indeed hard to find something delightful in the winter garden. But right now, I have some miniature roses that have decided to bloom. It all started maybe forty years ago when I…