March 27, 2017 - The year of 1949 was an especially hard year for our large family and I’m sure that none of our neighbors were aware of it. I hitch-hiked several times to Center, Texas and got food from my grandparents. At one of our most “desperate” times that year, my brothers and I decided to fish for a much-ne
February 7, 2017 - “Let the redeemed of the Lord say so….” Psalms 107:2
While on recent vacation to the West Coast, Pam and I took the “Alton, Utah” exit searching for a much-needed quart of motor oil. Nine miles later we entered the village of about 40 houses, found a beautiful Mormon Church, but not a store anywhere. We knocked on several doors but couldn’t find a soul home….anywhere. It was like a ghost town.
January 23, 2017 - Last week Pam and I made our bi-monthly Sam’s Wal-Mart-Ralph & Kakoo’s trip to Lufkin. Since we’d be shopping in some large stores, I took my walking cane in the car just in case I needed it. Since I have neuropathy in my feet, the cane helps me keep my balance while walking. We parked at Sam’s and had taken few steps towards the store when an elderly lady came wheeling toward me in an electric shopping cart. “Here, Sir..Here” ”Let me help you”, she said. I told her I was fine and thanked her as she walked away.