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
Halcyon vs Halcion
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
Are You From Arkansas?
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?
Seasickness – A writer, I am not
First off, I'm TEN TIMES a better writer now than I was back in the early 1980's, and I have affirmations of that claim in the following true story. But being TEN TIMES better still won't make me a good writer. I'll admit that at best that I'm fair...if that. Regardless, the following account is … Continue reading Seasickness – A writer, I am not
Mom, I Wrecked Your Car
The year was probably 1972, at least I think it was about then. I had my own car at the time, it was a 4 door 1965 Ford Fairlane. It was pretty basic "old man's" car that I'd love to have back in my possession right now, but back then it just wasn't "cool". But … Continue reading Mom, I Wrecked Your Car