I did this once, the timing may have been a little off but I now remember that look on my Dad’s face but, years later I now realize he was looking at all the work he had to do AFTER the storm not just business scenes.
Points of interest: The red sled is the one you see now days in any given hardware store. When I was young I SOO wanted one of these, EVERYONE in our neighborhood had one. I still remember the name of the hill that we went sledding down as a neighborhood; “Dead Man’s Hill.” Merry Christmas … Continue reading 11/29/22 New Route Card
As I spent this last Thursday with Shannon quietly sitting in our living room after going out for Thanksgiving Dinner to a local restaurant, the two of us, laughing and having a good time in a corner booth dreaming and cracking jokes. No judgments. I happened to recall Thanksgivings from days-gone-by. Now, don't get me … Continue reading Turkey and Trains!
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My wife can shoot me out of a chair faster and farther than anyone I know!!
Last Saturday, November 19th, was the funeral for my friend’s seventeen-year-old son. It was heart breaking and I had not been looking forward to it all week. You see, my friend had ask me to pray the final prayer of the service and for all my wit and humor … I had nothing. How do … Continue reading “I feel thin, sort of stretched, like butter scraped over too much bread.”
My Mom used to say this about my Dad every year and until I was married I didn’t realize how much of a genius he was for this!
I had never really liked to read as a kid. The thought of sitting still long enough to get more than just a few words out was a little absurd to me, it just wasn’t my thing. In fact, that is exactly what they used to ‘punish’ me with as a child, “Sit still in … Continue reading The Importance Of A Book … And Some Time