Tag Archives: family

Riding With Jimmy

Riding With Jimmy

 

When I was on the Phillips Petroleum engineers training program, I was able to spend time with personnel in the various job areas in the oil field. This story reflects some of my experiences with a field operator. Continue reading

The Duck Hunt

The Duck Hunt

 

Trying to be a Good Samaritan sometimes gets you into situations for which there is no¬†easy solution and which may have repercussions on the samaritan. It’s complicated, so here’s the story. Continue reading

Acupuncture

Acupuncture

 

Women are generally very self conscious about their weight. Sometimes they are willing to subject them selves to very strange programs to remove that extra pound. This story relates my experience with one of those weird programs. Continue reading

The Limit

The Limit

During many of the summers when our daughters were growing up, our family traveled to South Fork, Colorado to spend time with my Mom and Dad at their cabin near the Rio Grande River. Two of my aunts and uncles also had cabins there, and my wife’s Mom and Dad also bought a cabin there. It was like a family reunion each summer since we all tried to vacation at the same time. One summer when we were up there, I had a very special outing with my oldest daughter, Kristi, who was about five years old at the time. Here’s my story. Continue reading

The Jump Rope

The Jump Rope

 

Sometimes people have have hidden talents that are never developed. This story is about one special young lady with a special talent that was developed and enjoyed by many audiences. Continue reading

The Fred Shuffle

The Fred Shuffle

 

Have you ever felt like someone has stolen one of your creations and made a fortune off of it? This is exactly how my friend Gary and I felt, but I’m getting ahead of the story. Continue reading