Stories

Feeling – The Furnace Grate Story

By pwsadmin / August 12, 2022 /

1978I was Three Years Old.Now, I don’t remember any of this. As I said, I was three.I’ve heard this story all of my life, though. I was developing normally for a kid with Spina Bifida.I had even begun walking at the time normal kids started walking.Yep, everything looked good except for one thing: I couldn’t…

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People Watching

By pwsadmin / August 7, 2022 /

10:57 PMI pull into the parking lot of a Breakfast Place. The parking lot has five vehicles, including mine.I’m in the mood for a Steak and some Eggs. Maybe Coffee.I head inside. I sit at the bar since I’m on my own. “You need a menu, sweety?” The waitress asks. “Not tonight,” I order my…

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Restroom Stalls

By pwsadmin / August 1, 2022 /

The picture below is one of my many Nightmares. It’s not the first time I’d run into this situation, either. Back in the day, when I was a drinker, many restrooms in the bars had no doors on the stalls.Remember, at one time, I wore a diaper.Changing your diaper in a Stall is bad enough.…

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The Engagement Party

By pwsadmin / July 30, 2022 /

—The Engagement Party— Oxford, Alabama, was the city.“Hubbard’s Off Main” was the location.The Occasion? An Engagement Party.Whose? One of my many Nephews and his Beautiful Fiancee.(They deserve their privacy, so that’s as far as I’ll go with names) “Hubbard’s” is off of Choccolocco Street. I love saying that name. Chocc-o-locco. As I said earlier, this…

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I’m Outta Here

By pwsadmin / July 27, 2022 / Comments Off on I’m Outta Here

I’ve always had a hard time making friends.I have my reasons. Growing up, I kept my Spina Bifida a secret.I kept the fact that I wore a diaper a secret. I tried to keep it all a secret.And now, I’ll try to tell you why. First, before I get started, nobody reading this knows the…

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The Flora-Bama

By pwsadmin / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on The Flora-Bama

I ran across this photo from the year 2013. I remember the day well. I was at the Flora Bama, which is a Bar/Lounge/Club located on the Alabama and Florida line. Which is why the name: The Flora Bama. I was enjoying Oysters with my Niece and maybe a nephew.I think we ate 8 Dozen…

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School Pranks

By pwsadmin / July 20, 2022 / Comments Off on School Pranks

7th Grade. I didn’t tell anyone that I had Spina Bifida or, more importantly to me, that I wore a diaper.I also had zero feeling in my Butt Cheeks. Back in the day, at school, kids played pranks and jokes. —All-the-time…I’m sure they still do it today. A famous “Prank” would be to tape a…

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Mt. Airy 7/15/2022

By pwsadmin / July 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Mt. Airy 7/15/2022

—Mt. Airy 7/16/2022— The Mayberry Meet-Up was a great success. Not a lot of people know this, but I am a shy guy in Social Situations.It takes a long while for me to warm up to people and actually bring myself to talk. The atmosphere here is special, though.I come out of my shell here…

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Mt. Airy 2022

By pwsadmin / July 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Mt. Airy 2022

—Lynns Trip To Mount Airy – 2022— My trip to Mt. Airy, NC., is coming up. This Wednesday, around 1 pm, Mom, My Aunt, and I will depart headed toward Mt. Airy for this year’s “Mayberry Meet-Up.” I’m looking forward to it. Many of you know that I am a big “The Andy Griffith Show”…

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’80s Christmas Party

By pwsadmin / July 10, 2022 / Comments Off on ’80s Christmas Party

The ’80s. My late brother Tony and I had to attend a Christmas Party hosted by one of mom’s friends. Tony and I thought that this one particular friend of moms was wealthy.At least in our minds, she was. She and her husband drove a ’40s-type vehicle. I’d say it was a “Triumph Roadster” if…

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