Monthly Archives: September 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

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Short cuts aren’t always the best

Fourteen teenagers crammed into the pastor’s “Woody” station wagon, a 1950 converted Hurst with wooden sides and a wooden interior.  We shoved in, moved over and stacked ourselves like clowns in a car at the circus.  That night our youth … Continue reading

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Aye, Aye Captain

My dad promised me all the premiums that came in our groceries from the IGA warehouse.  The premium redemption catalog held my prize list. For two years, I saved each premium.  In May just before my fourteenth birthday, I had … Continue reading

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Smokey

The gates sprang open and horses lunged forward.  With the heart of a winner, Smokey lifted his head to trumpet his challenge.  He was fast, the fasted in three counties, but as unruly as he was fast. Growing up I … Continue reading

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In Memory

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In memory of those we lost

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There be BEARS!

As Summer comes to a close quickly, we had to have one more summer adventure!  We stowed all our gear, one tent, one dining canopy, five sleeping bags, a portable stove, a porta pot, food and water to last us … Continue reading

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