Roy’s Sunday Letter

Searching For Stability

By Roy Bowen

Turning away from the upheaval of politics, market reports, wars and societal chaos, I thought Weather might be a safe place to find stability, maybe even a little consistency. Fort Worth was in the OK 90’s until early June. Then, we went from 95 to 113 and stayed until last…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 21, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning Positive: 988 is now the national number to call for traditional Suicide Prevention. 988 is still in initial roll out, promising increased response consistency and accessibility. ** In past weeks, 3 raccoons have visited back garden nightly. Turning over birdbaths, digging up plants, more. This AM we had our…

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A Blog For Tim

By Roy Bowen

The decision to choose a partner is different than a consultant. I recently faced this challenge. I had published a book, a printed collection of 32 of my short stories. A writer’s web site was needed to promote the book and provide a platform for book sales. After several false…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 14, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning With Positive: I am humbled to have read the print book “We Are Not Here To Be Bystanders, A Memoir by Lindas Sarsour. At age 19, she began wearing the hijab, traditional head covering of Muslim women. She writes, “I am a first-generation Palestinian American Muslim.” Her memoir of…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 7, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning Positive: PBS TV has ongoing show titled The Green Planet, hosted by David Attenborough. For 35 minutes David tells/shows all the damage caused by we humans, invasive growth, worn out soil. From California, to rainforests, to Hawaii. THEN, in 15 minutes David saves the planet with balancing crops and…

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I Am More Than A Memory

By Roy Bowen

As an elder of years, and as an Executive Director type since 1970, I have more than a few wonderful memories. Two are special, forever memories. In 1995, as ED at Family Support Services in Amarillo, my revenue budget told me I needed a new fundraiser. About 6 of us…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for July 31, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Recently PGA member golfers jumped to Saudi oil millions and LIV Tour. Now, the Forward party or movement has been announced. Their informal members are Rep’s Dem’s, and independents. The observation is how quickly 2022 society structures, solid ground, shifts under our toes. ** Two stats gave me pause this…

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Do You Buildup or Tear Down

By Roy Bowen

When children play with wood or plastic blocks, one child may choose to use blocks to build a house, a street, or even a bridge. Another child may not like what the first child is building, showing the positive way blocks can be used, even in the play of as…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter, July 24, 2022

By Roy Bowen

* The last day of rain for DFW was June 3. Rain west, south, north, and east….but not here. Trees are suffering, losing leaves they cannot support. We are supporting the trees, plants, and bushes that have added beauty and color to our home as best possible. The drought in…

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Stretching To Just Stay Up

By Roy Bowen

As an elder of 78 stretching and learning WordPress, Mailerlite, is a challenge worth facing and finding my through. Writing the 32 stories in Let Me Tell You A Story, the easy part. Writing a blog and then posting on my WordPress web site the challenge. I was taught when…

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