Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Last Champion

A couple of his classmates snickered when they heard Kyle say, “I’ll join.” Then one of the girls said, “Coach couldn’t even get you to run a hundred steps last year during P.E.” Kyle ignored the remark and the chuckling and kept … Continue reading

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Lady Bird Johnson Grove

In 1969, a past, current and a future U.S. president walked through the redwoods in Orick, jus’ south of Del Norte. They were Lyndon Johnson, who a few months prior held the title, Richard Nixon who was president at the time, and California … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Blaze

It was the first day of the New Year and Mom and Dad were still in bed after celebrations the night before. My brother and I were trying to entertain ourselves and that’s how we ended up in trouble. It … Continue reading

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