For Heather Harrison of Conway, Arkansas, the memories of Sunday lunches with her Pawpaw and Nanny were some of the greatest lessons in living in the moment and enjoying the love of family that she could learn.
Honesty, roots, humility, and wings. These are the lessons taught to Shelley Powers by her father, and these are the lessons that inspired her poem “Binky Bill.”
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Bailey Mapp, of Tuscaloosa, AL, grew up fishing with his father in Pontotoc, MS, creating memories, competing for catch-of-the-day stories, and learning to be a man.
Studying ladybugs and making mud pies are two crucial elements in keeping childlike wonder and awe.