The clarion call for a teenage boy

November 16, 2016 0

I picked up Robert from work around noon Saturday. “I’m going hunting with Jeff this afternoon,” he announced when he got in the car. “Jeff got a new truck this morning. He’s coming to pick […]

The dog that smelled like steak

September 20, 2016 0

As long as there is a microwave oven and a freezer with frozen meals of some kind, Jean and I have done a pretty decent job of raising sons who are self-sufficient in the kitchen. […]

Broken glasses and plastic cups

September 7, 2016 0

Several years ago when my youngest son was still in elementary school, I banned him from using glass containers for hydrating himself with fluids. Robert, it seemed, had a drinking problem in that he couldn’t […]

Harrison gets a puppy

August 31, 2016 0

When you’re looking for someone to blame, you don’t need to look any farther than my wife. I suppose it was about 17 years ago that Jean absolutely defied the commands of her husband. I told […]

Chicken tenders for dinner

August 18, 2016 0

Jean had some kind of thing she was going to the other evening – some Christian motivational singer or a fundraiser for some kind of charitable thing or something. After 21 years of marriage, I […]

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