I don’t know why, but for some reason the memory of dropping an “F” bomb in front of Mom is something I’ll never forget. I think I was about 29 years old, and while it was not unusual for cuss words in our family gatherings...most of those consisted mostly of damn and shit.Let me start … Continue reading I Dropped The “F”Bomb
Let me start off by saying my family has always had dogs, always loved dogs and this is a story about a dog that had a short life, but made a big impact on me. It was the first lesson on what "death" meant and the feelings associated with it, or understanding it all at … Continue reading Boots The Dog
This happened back about 1972...and I'm pretty sure about that time because we still lived at 115 E. Vine Street in Blytheville, AR. I would have been about 17 years old and my younger brother, Kevin was 3 years younger than me, so he was 14 years old. We had been shooting firecrackers earlier this … Continue reading I Ratted On My Brother
Or I could have titled this the "Years of Pills". Not many, but only a few people know about the year or two I delved into the "pill habit". I don't know if I was really ever hooked though. First, what the hell am I talking about when I say Halcyon vs Halcion? A HALCYON … Continue reading Halcyon vs Halcion
I have NO idea why this memory came back to me tonight, but for some strange reason this short memory has invaded my brain and made me laugh again. If we go back about 46 years ago, I was probably just a few days into my Navy boot camp experience. Every day, the rag tag … Continue reading Are You From Arkansas?