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A Boy Scout Den Mother

By Keith Harrison If you want to put a smile on your face, ask 91-year-old Val to play the piano for you. Born in Chicago in the spring of 1926, Valenia was tragically orphaned at the age of nine, and was then raised by her grandmother. As an only child, she played with the neighborhood […]

A Pretty Fine Woman

By Keith Harrison “I’ve been single long enough and you look like a pretty fine woman.” Let’s face it, a lot of men are not overly romantic and sometimes struggle to express their emotions. However, when these simple and slightly awkward words are motivated by love, they can change lives. Evelyn was born in Tulia, […]

A Hug from Nora

By Keith Harrison Some people just make you smile. Nora is one of those people.  The first time I met her, she was standing on the front porch with her walker, waiting on our arrival.  She had the biggest smile you have ever seen and she immediately started clapping her hands.  Those are two of […]

Be My Valentine

Meals On Wheels is accepting Valentine’s Day cards for our clients. If you would like to show our clients that you are thinking of them, please deliver your Valentine’s cards to the Meals On Wheels office, located at 5740 Airport Fwy, Fort Worth, TX 76117 no later than February 9th. Please note: although we have […]

Bethany’s Story

By Keith Harrison Words are powerful. They are rich and colorful and have the ability to enhance our lives. They can describe love, joy, heartache, and sadness. Despite their capacity to help us communicate with others, there are times when words are woefully inadequate to express the depths of the human soul. This is one […]

His Head in the Clouds

By Keith Harrison A lot of us question the wisdom of jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. Jim had no choice but to jump.  He had just been shot down over France.  Now at the age of 96, Jim has spent most of his life with his head in the clouds. Jim was born […]

JoAnne and Keith

Meet My Mom

Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Tarrant County provides nutritious, home-delivered meals to the homebound elderly and disabled residents of Tarrant County, Texas. In this client spotlight, meet 87-year-old Jokie.

Jack while stationed in San Diego

Jack

By Keith Harrison This man can talk your ear off, but I can assure you that nobody who takes the time to call or sit down with Jack is looking at their watch or thinking of how they can politely end the conversation. Even at 91-years old, Jack is just one of those guys with […]

Beulah

— By Iris Bruton Beulah was born in March of 1910 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. Just in case you are a little rusty on your math, that makes her 105-years old! She had the unique blessing of being a triplet, in a family of 13 children, which also included two sets of twins. Her family moved […]