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Walking With Spina Bifida

Downton Abbey: A New Era

By pwsadmin / May 23, 2022 /

—Downton Abbey Movie— At 9 AM, I began shaving and trimming my beard. “This has to go smoothly, Lynn,” I said to myself as I added my Lather.“It’s gotta be perfect.” After Shaving, I got into the Shower. When I’m happy, I sing in the Shower. I often make up words and try to make…

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Turkey Creek

By pwsadmin / May 22, 2022 /

—Turkey Creek— I recently visited the famous Turkey Creek. —She is a great Creek with Great Water. Clean and Cold. Very Cold. Most of my Family grew up on the Creek. My Granddaddy Rocks house sat close to the Creek.And my Tot Tot’s house was also close to the Creek. When my Dad was young,…

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The Porch

By pwsadmin / May 20, 2022 /

I’ve had quite the day. I put Seventy-Four dollars of gas in my truck.That’s when the pump cut off while using my debit card to pay for my gas at the pump. Seventy-Four dollars.And it didn’t fill up my tank. I guess the bank has debit cards set to cut off at Seventy-Four Dollars when…

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Tiny Car

By pwsadmin / May 19, 2022 /

The sun had set, but you could still see the blue sky.It had cooled off a good bit. I went to Sonic for something off of their “Snack” menu. My blood sugar was low, and I didn’t want to eat Ice Cream to bring it back up. I order a Corndog, Chedder-Peppers, and a Diet…

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Frogs

By pwsadmin / May 18, 2022 /

The year was 1963. He and his friends were at the local bar drinking. He told all his friends that he had been out Frog Gigging that night. Frog Gigging is something that we Southerners proudly do from time to time. We don’t even have to be taught by our Father about how to do…

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Subconsciously

By pwsadmin / May 18, 2022 /

—Subconsciously— Yesterday, I drove over to my Hometown of Fultondale, Alabama. I went over to Fulton Road. (I think that’s the name of the road)When I was young and was driving, we had a game we’d play on Fulton Road. We would try to Coast in Neutral from the top of the road down to…

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Mike

By pwsadmin / May 15, 2022 /

I am an “Old Soul.” I know because people have told me that all my life. I act today basically how I acted when I was eight years old.Being born with a disability will do that to a fella’. We have to grow up quick.And most of my friends are older than me. Much older.…

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Journal Entry 5/12/2022

By pwsadmin / May 13, 2022 /

I had an excellent day today. Busy, but still excellent. The day started at about 6:30 AM. I got out of bed, let “Tommy” the Dawg out, and took my Niece to School.Papa takes the other Niece to her School. Upon returning, I turned the Water Hose on and watered my Garden. I then watered…

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My First Home

By pwsadmin / May 10, 2022 /

My first home. Located in my Hometown of Fultondale, Alabama.I lived there from the ages of Zero to Fourteen.1432 Leora Avenue. It rhymesNot a big place at all. I’m guessing 800 square feet: Three bedrooms, one bath.The ceilings were seven-foot tall. We didn’t have much at this time in life, but we were rich. We…

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Mothers Day 2022

By pwsadmin / May 8, 2022 /

“Happy Mothers Day!” I shouted to my Momma.The date was April 24th, 2022. I had gone to three different Garden Centers and bought Seven other Plants for my Momma.I cleaned off the front and carefully placed all the Plants in good spots, paying close attention to ensure everything was perfect for Momma. “Here’s your card;…

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