Joe’s Fork

“Were you able to dig us some worms?” Granddaddy asked as he got out of his truck.  “Yes sir,” I said, “some nice ones.”  He smiled.  We head into the house.  Dinner is ready.  He stops in the bathroom to wash his hands and removes his cap as he sits at the table.  Grandma is across from him, and … Read more Joe’s Fork


Two stories of mine and two related book reviews

Story 1: Like a lot of kids, I don’t look back fondly on my Junior High. But the one exciting thing about those years occurred shortly after sundown, especially in the winter. I would wait with excitement as the sky darkened, turning on my receiver and listening as I prepared my transmitter which was tied … Read more Two stories of mine and two related book reviews


Another Bakery Story: The Perils of Working on the Christian Sabbath

I have already told you about becoming the oven operator about a year after starting in the bakery. It was a good move. The position was at the top of the hourly pay scale, and I had almost a quarter of the plant to  myself. I monitored the proof box, oven, depanner, and cooler. The oven, … Read more Another Bakery Story: The Perils of Working on the Christian Sabbath