Tag Archives: Home

Baseball in the Shadow of the Kihlberg Hotel

As an eleven-year-old boy living in Albuquerque, New Mexico the Memorial Day weekend ushered in the beginning of two somewhat related and important events, the start of the summer-long respite from teachers, math class and school and the beginning of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Art of the Explosion

Larry had a problem.  It wasn’t one of those problems that required his immediate attention but rather one of those nagging problems that just wouldn’t leave his mind.  Larry lived just outside of Noel, Missouri in an area known as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What The Wind May Bring

I believe that the wind brings with it bits and pieces of once whole things.  It is for us to reassemble these fragments into complete thoughts which fit into our world.  Those works of our mind may reflect past recollections … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I Don’t Want to Be a Cowgirl

There are many things which can prevent six-year-old girls from falling asleep at night; monsters under the bed, thunderstorms and of course the first day of school.  Retha, a six-year-old girl living on a spot of land in Southwest Missouri … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Only a Slight Miscalculation

The Cessna 172 airplane is a single engine aircraft designed to accommodate a pilot and three passengers.  The 160 horsepower single piston engine allows the aircraft to comfortably cruise at a speed of 148 miles per hour.  The plane has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coming of Age

I unequivocally and readily acknowledge that I am old.  I fear that if the present trend persists I will continue to age until the one and only final solution to the aging process presents itself. There are moments when I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mary and Maxine, Two Girls From Pineville

Maxine Jeffers, Maxine Jeffers Maxine Jeffers, that name was thrown at me by my mother like a warrior hurling a spear.  As a young boy I occasionally, I will freely admit, at times used poor judgment.  Exceeding the recommended number … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment