Lana Vaughan

The Queen of Questions

The Olive Tree

For my birthday Matt planted an olive tree. It was one I picked out and ordered specifically because it is a fruit bearing tree. The nurseries around us carry lots of varieties of non-fruit bearing trees for landscaping but olive trees that actually produce olives had to be ordered. I wanted a tree with fruit […]

A Friend of a Friend

Yesterday I read about a man who’s friend has been diagnosed with cancer. It happens thousands of times a day in our country. I will probably never meet this man in person but his diagnosis has touched my life none the less. In describing his friend, my friend referred to him as the rare kind […]

Eulogy for a Dream

Dearly beloved… No that’s the beginning of a wedding, a celebration of a love story. This is the end of this story. I just got off the phone with a very nice customer service representative at AT & T. They do exist. While he was pulling up the information on his computer about my account […]