What Would Have Been: 2012 Lakeside Community Awards By Tod Jonson In 1987, under the auspices of El Ojo del Lago, an awards show was developed while I was editor of the magazine. Sr. Richard Tingen, publisher of the magazine, thought it was time to honor the Ojo literary contributors. The first four or five […]
The Anniversary By Robb Howard “David please, I want to celebrate my anniversary,” Lori pleaded. “I want us to have a special time.” It was her fifth anniversary and it was the fourth anniversary of their meeting. Lori had met David when she was celebrating her first anniversary. She had taken herself out to a
A Life Measured In Snowballs By Bonnie Phillips firstname.lastname@example.org Snowballs. It’s odd how commonplace things, things as simple as snowballs can conjure up long forgotten memories. As I write this I realize a lifetime can be measured in many ways; for me, it is measured in snowballs. Three weeks ago, in Mexico, where I
Anita’s Animals By Jackie Kellum Who is Anita? Anita is many different things to various people. She is an educator for the young and some adults, instructing them about proper respect and care for animals. She sometimes is a family counselor/confidant when a person is having a difficult time dealing with problems at home.