Roy’s Sunday Letter

Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 29, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** Beth and I will be in Amarillo this week. Beth and Tricia (her LPC partner) began The Hope & Healing Place, A Grief & Loss Center for Children and Families. The HHP board and staff are recognizing 20 years of the HHP mission and services with grieving families. 20…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 22, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** David Crosby, 81, is singing in a different choir or rock group now. Crosby was one who’s music raised me up. Not an easy life, but a good one. David, I will always hear you in my heart and spirit. Is there someone you will always hear, who helped…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 15, 2023

By Roy Bowen

TCU had a great season of coming from behind and magical wins by an unranked, over-achieving team of players, with a mascot no one understands or has ever seen. Thank you coaches and players. ** Do you have a clock radio? Do you go outside for the morning paper? We…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 8, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** Joan Garry, my “go to” nonprofit site, writes of her concern of 1) ongoing Covid/RSV isolating, public health threat, and 2) decrease in grant, special event, and donor dollars will challenge many organizations to not only to deliver services and thrive but, even to sustain operations. Simply said, not…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 1, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** Beth and I will follow a Facebook suggestion in 2023. We will individually write something good about the week on a slip of paper. The slips, week after week, will go into a jar. From time to time, we may decide to pull a slip from the jar to…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 25, 2022

By Roy Bowen

The Sunday Letter for Christmas Day I will recall “The Best Of” Sunday Letter postings in 2022. Enjoy reading a favorite again, or a first read if you joined us during the year. My hope is that the January SL will inspire and support all of us as we step…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for Dec. 11,2022

By Roy Bowen

** My friend Martha recommended that I offer my short story print book to small, rural libraries outside of Fort W0rth. I seem to have become lost in the larger FW Library system. Good idea Martha! ** I found this wording in a Fiction mystery: “I had this crazy idea;…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter December 5, 2022

By Roy Bowen

** A Buddhist temple in northern Thailand has closed. Four monks and the Abbott have entered rehab for methamphetamine addiction. The villagers living around the temple are upset. The villagers earned “goodness” points by providing food to the monks. A cycle of connected lives interrupted. From last week, the Buffy…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for November 27, 2022

By Roy Bowen

** For sports golf watchers Gary McCord, Peter Kostic, (CBS), Roger Maltbie, Gary Koch (NBC) will not be describing 5 irons to a right-side pin placement in 2023. Fresh young faces will attempt to find the 1st tee. I never experienced the professional shoving aside of today … Jim Nance,…

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Roy’ Sunday Letter For Nov. 20, 2022

By Roy Bowen

** Something I did not know: There are 90 high schools with bar-b-que teams. Pass the sauce please! ** It is an odd world, no? The same Jeff Bezos who is laying off thousands of Amazon staff, named Dolly Parton for a $100 million Courage and Civility Award. Perhaps Dolly,…

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