Category Archives: family kids

Lipstick on the Pig

Years ago when I was small my family spent about seven years living in a house trailer. This was a single wide probably about seven hundred square feet. My father had this placed on top of a concrete block foundation … Continue reading

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Hijinxs

We lived next to my Grandparents when I was growing up, it made for some good times between my Father and Grand Father. One time a family of birds made a nest in the eaves of the addition my dad … Continue reading

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Darkest Days

My Mother considers these days a failure, I think they are a triumph for her and my Father. I might have killed myself after a year like this for them they both survived and were still together when it was … Continue reading

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Doug "Maintenance Man" Smith

It’s a little known fact that “Maintenance Man” was my fathers nick name. Some people claim he got this for the regular twenty thousand mile oil change but I know the truth. In about 1979 – 1980 we lived in … Continue reading

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Sledding

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Vacations

I’m starting to plan for vacation this year and when I do this, I begin to think of vacations from my past.There was the trip to Florida/Kentucky/Pennsylvania when I was a kid, that set the bar for everything else. My … Continue reading

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Eyeglasses

There was a boy with eyeglasses and he hated them. His dad had him working one day on the house and he slipped those glasses down inside the wall and told his parents that he lost the glasses.Years later he … Continue reading

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