Category Archives: Writing

Wash Day In The 1940s

In the 1940s wash day amounted to taking a week’s worth of dirty clothes out to the garage where there was an old washing machine, complete with wringer, along with two extra tubs for rinse water. A hose from the … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Muddy Splotches

He worked most of the day. Writing, editing, and polishing. Making certain he got the words just right. Finally deciding he could make no further improvements he tapped the “Publish” button and the story went live. Within minutes he received … Continue reading

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Fishing At Carancahua Reef

It was early in the morning when we pushed the rental boat away from the dock of the bait camp on Teichman Road and headed out of Offatts Bayou. My destination was Carancahua Reef in West Galveston Bay. Since the … Continue reading

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Santa’s North Pole

It’s all white and pristine snow. Sparkling ice crystals constantly send forth dancing rays of multicolored light. There’s a special energy here.  It’s invigorating.  Makes a body feel young again.  The whole place exudes joy and love.  Gentle laughter drifts … Continue reading

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A Soul Moves On

The ringing phone roused him from a deep sleep. When he answered, the voice on the other end said, “Can you hear that?” What followed was a horrible gurgling combined with the sound of an extremely labored attempt by a … Continue reading

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Deer Crossing Signs

Deer Crossing signs. I’m sure you’ve seen them. Especially when you’re driving through forests and mountainous regions. But—have you seen any deer crossing the road at one of those signs? I haven’t. No, if a deer decides to cross a … Continue reading

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Invisible Friends

When I was quite young I was taught about mysterious things. Things a kid of my age would normally know nothing of I would sometimes talk about. My parents would be astounded that I knew of these things for they … Continue reading

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A Great Sniffing Sound

Instantly I was wide awake. I could sense a presence nearby. Although I was snuggled down in a warm sleeping bag and inside a tent I felt chilled to the bone. It was pitch dark and there was no sound. … Continue reading

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Footprints From Nowhere

It was a long night. I was restless and had trouble sleeping. A couple of times when I managed to doze off I was jolted awake by something. I wasn’t sure what it was but a presence seemed to be … Continue reading

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So Much To Learn

Leaning back against the smooth boulder I am surprised at how comfortable it is. I never thought hard rock could feel soft. I notice a warmth radiating from it that nicely overcomes the chill of the early evening. As I … Continue reading

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