Monthly Archives: August 2010

Battle Along the Rio Coco

The echo of the helicopter blades were only a faint memory as the fifteen of us worked deeper into the canyon. It had been less than 10-hours since the three teams had been dropped near the canyons entrance. Slowly we … Continue reading

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No Good Choices

It was about a mile between the apartment I live in on Sutro Street and my workplace, ATC/CitiLift. I walked the distance nearly every morning and evening. One night I was on my way home when a young woman got … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Pistol

The day before we buried Dad at Fort Gibson, my step-mom Jere’ took me over to visit with my Aunt Beverly. I hadn’t seen her since 1964 when my Grandma Agnes died.  The last time I had been to her … Continue reading

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It’s Fitting

Sleep wasn’t all that great after work. I ended  laying awake talking to God about my health, then I had to get up early in order to take three of the four dogs to the vet for shots. Right off the bat, … Continue reading

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Doctors Note

Went to the doctor and the news isn’t bad but it isn’t great either.  In a couple days I have to get my blood drawn. My doctor wants to check my cholesterol and to see if I have diabetes. He also … Continue reading

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Sentimental Lady

She was a freshman while I was senior, but I had a crush on her anyway. I think Leslie (I’ve since forgotten her last name,) figured it out the second time I asked her to dance. However, she was not … Continue reading

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One Confederate Weekend

After a four-hour drive to the small town of McCloud, we found our way into the Union encampment.  It was just before two and the temperature was well into the nineties. We were hot and sweaty and hoping to see … Continue reading

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