Bachelor Day 1

By pwsadmin / June 9, 2023 /

The family, or the “Fam,” have successfully made it to the Cruise Ship and are out in the middle of the Ocean.I checked “Life360,” the app we use to keep up with one another, and it shows them all in the middle of the Ocean.Their Cell Service must be lagging because it shows Papa about…

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Bachelor’in It

By pwsadmin / June 7, 2023 /

“Well, I think that’s about the last of it,” I told Papa. “Now, remember, dogs, cats, and trash. And have fun,” Papa replied. “Son, I wish you were going with us,” Mom says. “Nah. I’ll be fine. Those boats have small bathrooms. I’ll enjoy being alone. I don’t want to see anyone for two weeks.…

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Gatlinburg: Here We Come

By pwsadmin / May 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Gatlinburg: Here We Come

I took my truck for its annual oil change. Yes. It was a few miles over the recommended mileage.While there, I spoke with an 82-year-old man that was a card, I tell ya. He was a card.I’d like to write about him today, but some things I can’t write “Hot,” and he and his story…

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Daily Grind

By pwsadmin / May 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Daily Grind

—Daily Grind— 8 O’Clock Sharp.I pull into the local “DG” and park. One of the regular vendors, who has finished his job, is helping the Manager to put out the “Outside” inventory. Things such as “Baby Pools,” Hoola-Hoops,” and “Potting Soil.”I walk in. While I get my items, I hear the Manager and the Vendor…

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Decoration Day

By pwsadmin / May 8, 2023 / Comments Off on Decoration Day

Today was Decoration’s Day at our Family Cemetery. I arrived close to Sundown.Two Cousins and one Great Aunt were there when I pulled up.We hugged, talked, and realized that the four of us had met there at the same time last year. As the name suggests, “Decoration Day” is a day for the family to…

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By pwsadmin / May 1, 2023 / Comments Off on Friendships

Friends; friendship is one of the most important things to have in this life.I’ve had a best friend during each stage or chapter of my life.Being the best friend of someone who has things wrong with them is not easy. For many years, I hid the fact that I wore a diaper. I thought of…

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By pwsadmin / April 24, 2023 / Comments Off on 4/24/2023

I’ve just sat down after a long day.A good day, yes, but long. I streamed “Murder She Wrote” on my TV, and “Mrs. Jessica Fletcher” is still solving murders and writing books. I did my laundry. I still have a load in the dryer.On my bed, crumpled up in one big pile, are my white…

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A Bird In This World

By pwsadmin / April 24, 2023 / Comments Off on A Bird In This World

I’m an odd duck.“A bird in this world,” Andy Taylor might say to Ol’ Barney.And I know it. My doctor might even say it’s my body’s chemistry.I mean, I have to take a lot of pills for things my body is “low” on, such as Testosterone Injections.So, I blame that for many of the things…

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By pwsadmin / April 22, 2023 / Comments Off on 4/20/2023

I spent the day out in the country, sitting on the porch with my Aunt and Uncles.I love it out there.The woods have grown up over the years. Their place is shaded.The Great Turkey Creek flows nearby. While sittin’ on their porch, memories of good food from my childhood come flooding back: Turnip Greens, Fried…

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Sunday School Fish Fry

By pwsadmin / April 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Sunday School Fish Fry

I got invited to a Sunday School Class Fish Fry. I’m friends with several people in that Sunday School Class, and they know about my Spina Bifida, so I knew I would feel comfortable being with them. And I love fried fish.Not Baked. Not Broiled. Deep Fried. With Hushpuppies and French Fries that got Deep…

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