October 7, 2017

    After a month and a half of intensive treatment and therapy, I was discharged and taken back home. Fortunately, it was Summer and the ruse of a vacation covered for me. I normally don't schedule that much this time of the year anyway. Physically, I have no energy o...

    I heard Heather answering it." Hello ", she said yawning.

    " Who? I'm sorry, no one by that name lives here. I'm afraid I don't know a Little Paul, at least one that lives here. Oh wait, you say he's your uncle from Tutweiler, and you're Rudolph, his sister...

January 26, 2017

    Covering my tracks with pepper to throw off the dogs like Pa taught me, I headed for the rail yard. Knowing I'd pass our farm on the way, I was careful to stay in the woods and out of sight. The night's darkness barely provided cover, due to the full moon and all t...

January 2, 2017

    Frantic voices shook, prodded and lifted me from my bed onto a gurney. Barely conscious, dazed with my head throbbing and spinning, I heard someone say, "He has a pulse, hurry! Bring those pill bottles so we'll know what he ingested. From the looks of it, he washed...

August 1, 2016

    Summer's solstice heralded the arrival of summer. It was the one day of the year when the sun was farthest north of the equator, which brought to the South, down here in Alabama at least, blazing humid days and sweltering nights. The only relief we received from th...

June 15, 2016

" When we finally made it back home, I went to look in on Bull, and that's whenI saw that Lula was in our bed with Bull! I couldn't believe my eyes. Of course, what I didn't know at the time was that Lula was pretending to be me. Your grandpa was so groggy that he just...

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