Just before dinner, I got a call from the government. Talk about bad timing! It’s never a good time to Continue reading
Tales from a smalltown boy’s troubled life growing up in a lakeside town that they forgot to burn down. Misunderstood, pushed around and kicked around, always a lonely boy, I was the one that they’d talk about around town as they put me down.
As the fog lifts from the conservative back waters of Lake Huron, absurdly humorous details of small town life shine through – a beacon to fellow weary travelers, tired of swimming upstream against resistance to change and a stifling lack of creativity.
Truth and facts combine. Names have been changed to protect the innocence and cleverly conceal gaping holes in my memory.
Early one morning, I was awakened by an unwelcome call. On the other end of the line, an impatient male Continue reading
People were coming and going. What was the big idea? They were everywhere! Don’t stand in a doorway and talk! Continue reading
I awoke one morning to find that my mother and father had been replaced by an old wooden chair and Continue reading
Early one morning, I was awakened by a desperate call. I was invited to a job interview, to be held Continue reading
It happened every Sunday, down at the old courthouse. The courthouse was the scene of the last public execution in Continue reading
NO! Not THAT one! THIS one! I thought I’d share my rare sighting with you.Turns out there is quite Continue reading
Back in the 70’s, my little sister was horsing around and got her head stuck in a turnstile, at the Continue reading