Two Old Men, Two Old Trucks, And A Graveyard

I was probably around ten or eleven years old when I did my first odd Job. There was an old man in our neighborhood who wanted me to help him cut some firewood. Actually, he just wanted me to help … Continue reading

The Monster Outside My Window

It was early, maybe two O’clock in the morning. I was startled from sleep by a noise. It sounded like something big ran into the corner of the house outside my room. Still half asleep, I thought the worst. In … Continue reading

Stuck – Part 3

This is part three to a post from two years ago called “Stuck.” In part 1 and part 2, I shared a few experiences, from when I was younger and got stuck in some bad situations. In part 3, I … Continue reading

More Cuts And Scars

A while back, I told you about accidentally cutting myself a few times. Well, in case you were wondering, those were not the only times I have been cut. I want to share a few more today and hopefully, you … Continue reading

Cuts, Scars, and Lessons Learned

If you know me, you know that I’ve had my share of misfortune. I’ve had plenty of bad things happen to me as I was growing up. I certainly understand that plenty of others have had a much rougher life … Continue reading

Two Snakes And A Fishing Pole

There I was, minding my own business. Fishing in the creek, anticipating that unmistakable jerk on my line that would send my heart racing as I would frantically try to grab hold of the fish before it could get off … Continue reading

The Grass Is NOT Always Greener On The Other Side

I remember when I was twelve years old, we moved to a new place. It was beautiful, especially after four years of living beside the busy highway. The view of nothing but cars and trucks going back and forth, like … Continue reading

If At First, You Don’t Suck Seed

“If at first, you don’t suck seed, try, try again.” I remember my Grandmother saying that many times when I was growing up. When I was really young I wondered, “What does sucking seed mean?” I had no idea. I … Continue reading