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Monthly Archives: December, 2012

The Wild Man

“We’re going on a field trip,” our teacher told us just before classes should have started.  His announcement would lead to quite an adventure before that day was over. We … Continue reading

December 29, 2012 · 5 Comments

Tommy’s Christmas Gift

Christmas has all kinds of side effects.  Little Tommy’s Christmas was no exception. To appreciate what happened, we need to understand that most boys are attracted to things mechanical.  Maybe … Continue reading

December 22, 2012 · 2 Comments

Empty Nesting

A man from the Salvation Army store came, took one look, and stammered something about being right back. A few hours earlier, we’d described on the phone the amount of … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

Water Wings

David never knew his great grandfather, but he loved being out on the water in the late gentleman’s fishing boat.  That affinity for water would soon lead to some memorable … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · 1 Comment

And The Winner Is . . .

The house was small . . . two bedrooms.  An upright piano dominated the living room.  The big window was convenient . . . left of  the piano bench where … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · 5 Comments