Tag Archives: older people

That’s Just the Way Cats Are

Most of the stories I write about involve events and people who live, or once lived, in McDonald County; After all, this newspaper is called “The McDonald County Press.”  However, once in a while someone stops to talk with me … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Fireflies

Lark had lived for so very long.  She had been witness to the birth of many, many years and she stood silently, and with very little notice, as those years died and turned into memories.  Her life had been filled … Continue reading

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A Bed of Rocks

In the year 1961 I spent my twelfth summer here on earth with my grandparents, Phoebe and Grandad Fine and Phoebe’s sister, my Great-Aunt, Rosalyn.  The three lived in a small cinderblock house standing on North Kings Highway Street in … Continue reading

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Spit it Out, Cleva

The human mouth is a multi-functional device crucial to the everyday needs of most of us.  It opens and forms shapes for the creation of words, excluding, of course, the art of ventriloquism.  The mouth’s lips can be cautiously and … Continue reading

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The Unassuming Golfer

Golf, as anyone who has ever played the game will certainly tell you, can be one of the most exasperating experiences imaginable.  Just when you are convinced you have mastered the complex parts of the game, everything goes wrong and … Continue reading

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Old Barns

I find myself inexplicably drawn to, and have a passion for, old barns.  My fascination lies primarily with the old rust colored wooden ones that once wore a fresh red coat.  I come upon these old symbols of farms that … Continue reading

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