Fathers and Sons – Walking Dead Man

Fathers and Sons – Walking Dead Man

Father’s and Sons is a collection of short memoir pieces that tell about what I most remember about my Father. I often veer into the vagaries of history, culture, and the world that he grew up in. Walking Dead Man There is no story of my father that better...
The Bucket List Lost

The Bucket List Lost

Weeks before my Father died, he called me to the couch. “Denn,” he said. “My whole life I’ve had these things that I would do if I knew I had only six months to live.” He went on. “Now I’ve got two or three, and I can’t...
Does The Devil Know Your Name?

Does The Devil Know Your Name?

“When things don’t go well,” he said, “I leave the room and find a place to pray. Sooner or later god will tell me what to do.” Then he smiled as if I was supposed to accept this overtly religious and silly answer. This is the kind of holy thing that holy men do and, once done, they bask in the holy glow.

We’re Not Slave Drivers, You Know!

We’re Not Slave Drivers, You Know!

I expected the seas to part. I absolutely expected lots of yelling. At the very least, I expected to be dragged to the truck by my ear. But Mom and Dad just looked at each other. They probably winked. “Fine.”