Chapter 1: My Little Biddy

Monday, October 5, 2015

Welcome! It’s Monday Blog time, my Friends – Let’s take a little visit down Memory Lane with Maggie and That Melvin Bray…

Author Margaret McBride

Happy Monday = Monday Blogs!!

Yep, it’s blog time again and I’m thrilled about these next several blogging weeks which I have planned for us all. Starting today, each week, I’ll get into the story of “That Melvin Bray”, one chapter at a time, and we’ll just see what comes up.


Chapter 1 – Excerpts and Thoughts

“Remember to look though the windshield and not the rearview mirror, because you’ve already been there.” – Lee Shiver, an ex-Miss Texas

It’s Good Friday afternoon, April 3, 1953—Easter weekend. I start the story at this time in the life of the main character, Maggie Chillton, aka, Magg Pie, because this will be her first memory of her father under the influence of alcohol. She’s five years old and is home with her Mother and two younger sisters. Maggie’s daddy arrives home from the mill with his buddy Melvin Bray. They had stopped off at the liquor store on their way home. By the time they…

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