Monthly Archives: February 2017

Falling Up The Stairs

Previously I wrote about the time I fell down the stairs. Fortunately I came out of that experience without any scratches, bruises, or broken bones. I did develop a keen attitude of caution and respect for the dangers of stairs. … Continue reading

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Falling Down The Stairs

We lived in one side of a two story duplex. The living room, dining room, and kitchen were on the ground floor. The three bedrooms and the only bathroom were on the second floor. We were all upstairs getting ready … Continue reading

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Four People In A Leaky Boat

We arrived early in the morning. The sun was up but hadn’t been very long. At the Galveston end of the causeway we turned left onto the road that led to a bait camp that sat next to the railroad … Continue reading

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Now That Is Cold

It was very late at night when we pulled into the motel. When we got out of the car we were stunned by the intensely cold air. After we registered we walked over to our room, turned up the heat, … Continue reading

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Chased By Something Unseen

It was close to sunset when Nan and I began our drive up the mountain. Part of the way up we pulled into a scenic turnout and and got out of the car to watch the sunset. The view was … Continue reading

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Stuck In The Sand

In the late 1950s I picked up my grandmother and we headed for Galveston. Back in those days the two of us regularly made spur of the moment trips together. When we arrived on the island I decided to turn … Continue reading

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