Monthly Archives: January 2016

Pilot Car

Omar – how are you? You won’t believe what I saw the other day. Try me. I was headed this way from Corpus when I came to a construction zone and had to stop. You mean one of those zones … Continue reading

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Thoughts – Mood – Consequences

“He that best understands the world least likes it: – “American Heritage History of the Pioneer Spirit” by Richard M. Ketchum Tough times in the oil patch. Spirits rise and fall with the price of oil. Rigs laying down. Rumors … Continue reading

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Great Adventure – the final leg

“Don’t believe I shall mind bein’ dead. Getting there has been a trial.” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell Need to back up here. Before we spent the night in the park we did call our parents. Had them wire … Continue reading

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Great Adventure – part 3

“Where a tale begins and where it ends matters.” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell I hope to tell this well. Hmm…. how to begin. The Algerian war of Independence had been raging since 1954 and was about to end … Continue reading

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Great Adventure – part 2

“Time goes by and distances work their way into any relationship” – “The Crossing” by Michael Connelly Trying to recall, in detail, all that happened to us on that trip 54 years ago is difficult. Everything I write of actually … Continue reading

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The Adventure -part 1

“Sometimes it seems to me that religion has no higher function than to sharpen ones awareness of the extent of his imperfection” – “The Sins of the Fathers” by Lawrence Block My Dad was a career Air Force Officer. He … Continue reading

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Stardust

“At my age, on the other hand, you start to spend a lot of time missing people: some living, some dead, some just gone.” – “Innocent Monster” by Reed Farrel Coleman Just finished enjoying a few wonderful moments in time. … Continue reading

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