Amy had finally fallen asleep. Fred turned the door knob as quietly as a burglar sneaking out the door. Fred thought to himself, “I can’t let any one see me, I might be wrong. And what if I am wrong, what will I do then?”
Fred thought his... More ›
The Clegg brothers, Calvin, Clem, Jake, and Wade, were lowering Mr. Baker’s coffin into the ground. The four brothers were among the dumbest individuals ever to take a breath on God’s earth. They had never completed an undertaking of any kind that... More ›
The wood floor creaked with every step Fred Wilson took sweeping from one end of the bank to the other. And as usual Fred was thinking of Amy. Two years is a respectable, proper length of time in a marriage for Amy to be pregnant. Fred just knew... More ›
When I became aware of the existence of God, I reminded God of my existence, with prayer. And as we all do in our first conversation with God, I came to my knees. "Dear God," I prayed, "Please give my eyes to my father so that he can see. Let... More ›
Dad and my older brother had spent the last two hours assembling a bunk bed. Judy and I had been rolling marbles cross the living room floor when Dad shouted out:
“You can come and see now.”
Judy ran to the bedroom with me on her heels. Mom... More ›
The day we moved into the Projects, Judy was running the entire length of the apartment building as fast as her little five year old legs would carry her. Mom hadn’t paid much attention to Judy’s running, until she noticed the look of urgency growing... More ›
Peering down from the edge or as near to the edge of the cliff as I dare, I could see the mattress lying in the dirt. The mattress may break your fall, but anyone falling from such a height would surely die.
The massive tree limb stretched... More ›
Floyd was running faster than what should be humanly possible when he turned the corner at route 87. With the bear just a few feet behind and closing fast, Floyd's heart was pounding in his chest with each gasp of breath. Floyd knew each breath... More ›
It is an odd thing indeed what a memory will bring and my memory brings me to a shaded area beneath the crabapple tree where I first met my best friend, Jimmy.
It was the farthest I had ever been from the house on my own. If Charles saw me,... More ›