Category: Childhood

Elections

With America’s most recent election cycle recently behind us (depending on who you talk to), Americans once again have demonstrated the genius of the unmatched form of government forged for us by the far-reaching wisdom of our nation’s founding fathers.  It is inspiring to… Continue Reading “Elections”

Dad’s Tools

“Hey, Dad!  Can I borrow your drill?” The unexpected sound of my son’s pubescent voice derailed my concentration from the excruciatingly maddening task of replacing a fluorescent bulb in my bathroom.  I had ignored my wife’s pleas for several weeks in the hope that… Continue Reading “Dad’s Tools”

The Spirit of Christmas

It was the early 1980’s.  That year, yet another new schoolteacher had moved into the modular housing unit that the school district had parked on skids behind the ramshackle log and plywood structure which served as the Moose Hole Community Center and Village Council… Continue Reading “The Spirit of Christmas”

Chivalry

When I was a kid, I read a lot.  My Dad was a pastor, and often during the week he would take me along as he went calling on members of his flock.  I guess most kids would go crazy waiting for their father… Continue Reading “Chivalry”