Milk Buckets are For Milk, Not Rocks

Last Tuesday I posted an experience I had with my cousins and Grandma Cazier and swimming in an irrigation ditch. If you read this post perhaps you remember that I made a promise to my grandmother that I wouldn’t get my cast wet (I had a dislocated elbow). And then I broke my promise and…

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What Places would You Like to Visit

I really enjoy history so the places I would prefer to visit would have some type of historical context. It could be a rather minute piece of history that would beckon a visit from me, or it could be somewhere that is full of historical happenings. ​Of course, I recognize that my choice to visit historical…

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Small Man Syndrome

Growing up I was short, I mean very short. How could I expect to be anything different with a mother who stood five foot four inches and a father who was five foot six inches? I don’t remember if I was always the smallest one in my class, but if I wasn’t those that were shorter than…

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Impeccable Behavior!

I am confident that if my mother or father were asked about my behavior as a child, they would claim without any hesitation that as far as they were aware I was their perfectly behaved son, and in my humble opinion I would have to agree. I remember a few times where I may have…

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Oops! I Did It Again!

The title of this post begs the question, “What exactly did I do again?” The answer is simple but before answering it I must ask myself a few simple questions. Question #1: “What’s the easiest thing you will ever do in your life? Answer: make a New Year’s resolution! Question #2: “What’s the most difficult…

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The Christmas that Changed Our Lives

This Christmas Story is one that changed our lives for the betterment of our family. Because it is so important to us, I have made a tradition of posting it annually on the Tuesday before Christmas. I hope you enjoy it! Our Christmas arrived two days early in 1982 and it turned out to be…

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