Game Day

My older brother is into games. Like incredibly into games. He has more games than I have clothes, belongs to a gaming society, and has invented several games. My brother actually met a guy at a gas station to trade games (I still imagine trench coats, sunglasses, and fedoras being involved). Our grandkids are getting…

Original, Created, and Acquired Families

If I say family – what’s the first thing you think of?  Maybe it’s a word or maybe you picture specific people.  Who are the people that define your family?  Here’s my random thoughts about families.  I’ve categorized them into Original, Created, and Acquired Families. Original Families are the ones you don’t have any choice…

I Can’t Believe He Did That for You!

In the northwest part of my hometown was Newman’s Field, the site of neighborhood baseball games. The chicken-wire backstop formed the home plate area while the back of a gray barn followed the third base line and an alley followed the path along first base. The left field was defined by a town street, center…