“Sparky”

“Are we gonna have to get in our vehicles and roam the neighborhood lookin’ for him?” I asked.

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Clowns and Bathrooms

People like me think about things more than we should. We think, and we worry.We worry about things that probably would never happen. For instance, I’m always scared that the power will go out while I’m in the restroom changing my colostomy bag. Once you take your bag off, well, you’re wide open. I’m scared…

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Birmingham Alabama VA part 2

The Family Waiting Room at the VA was nice. It had three couches and four recliners. The recliners went all the way back so that you could sleep in them. A Restroom was next door, as well as the Chapel. I visited both. The Ambassador on duty kept everyone comfortable and entertained in the Waiting…

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Birmingham Alabama VA part 1

Birmingham, AL., VA 4-6-22 I hate typing on my phone, but I’ve got three hours to wait for my Dad’s eye surgery to complete, so I’m typing on my phone. The Birmingham, AL, VA, is a place a lot of my family use. I got up at 5 AM to be here by 8 AM.…

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Strange Date

—Strange Date— As a teenager, I dated very little.I knew my health problems and knew my limitations.Also, I didn’t feel that I was supposed to marry anyone. And, if you’re not getting married, why date? I did go out on a few dates, though. I took one date, “Kim,” to see “The Silence of The…

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The Pee Bag

I was going to tell a story about a “Strange Date” that I once had when I was a teenager.I typed it up, edited it, and then decided to go for a drive and think about it before posting it. Going for a drive would also allow me to finish listening to this book that…

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May 1st 2022 – Decoration Day

I awoke this morning around 5 AM. It was windy and raining outside, so there was no reason for me to water the Plants or the Garden.The sun came out around Noon, and the day turned out to be a nice day. Later on, I visited my Aunt and Uncle. My cousin, their Son, also…

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Top O’ The River

Today, I had the great pleasure of going to the “Top O’ The River” Restaurant in Guntersville, Alabama. I went with Mom and Papa’s Sunday School Class. It was my first time eating at this restaurant. The building is big. Two floors big. I heard that it could seat around 600 people. Once seated, the…

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Bottle Rockets and BB Guns

—Do Not Try This Anywhere. Ever.— I had a great childhood. Actually, I’ve had a great life.I mean, for the cards I got dealt, ages Zero thru 20 were somewhat “normal.”—and fun.It’s all because I had a great support system. Growing up, I played everything from chase to Bottle Rocket War and BB-Gun War.I went…

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Journal 4/29/2022

I went for a drive first thing this morning. That is something that I’ve had to cut back on since gas prices went up. Today was an exception, though. I awoke at 5 AM.The last thing I remember is coming inside the house a little after 1 PM to take a nap.It was a serious…

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