Monthly Archives: February 2010

Last, Best Day

The four of us loaded up into the car for the final drive to the vet clinic. It was the first time the old dog actually laid his head in Kyle’s lap and I recall thinking perhaps he knows this … Continue reading

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Soles for Souls

Time and again I have said God has a sense of humor. Here’s another case in point. Yesterday I stepped out of my right shoe. That’s to say: it tore along the side and my foot popped out. I had … Continue reading

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Looking for Penguins

Every day after school, Adam and I would come home and look in the icebox.  As we grew into men with wives and children of our own, coming home for visits, we continued to look in the icebox.  On one … Continue reading

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Instant Family

The Continental Airliner landed and taxied up to the gate. Within moments everyone was deplaning including me. As I walked down the companion way, I could see the sign. It read “Tommy Darby.” Tulsa has the largest airport near Muskogee. … Continue reading

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Fourth to Forget

It was the Fourth of July and I had only been on station three days, when Dave Barber and I were invited to go shoot off some fireworks. We were packed into one car and it’s trunk was loaded with … Continue reading

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Hopeless Cause

Putting my foot in my mouth and saying inappropriate things has always been a forte’ of mine. I was working at KONE with Paul Stewart when he had to set me straight after I opened my fat-yap. The day before … Continue reading

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