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

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

Insights

Insights

 

As we plow through the joys and pains of our lives, we develop certain unwritten standards by which we live. Take the time to write them down and you’ll be surprised with what you come up with. Here’s some I wrote down a few years ago. Continue reading

Carotid

Carotid

I know what it feels like to be completely blind in one eye for a period of time. We should all thank the good Lord for our vision. When it’s gone, there’s just blackness. Here’s the story as it happened to me. Continue reading

MaMo and PoPo’s Pride

MaMo and PoPo’s Pride

 

Like most older people, I love my grandchildren dearly. Occasionally l like to catch some of their character traits in writing. This is a poem I wrote a couple of years ago describing them at that time. Of course they have changed considerably since that time, but I captured my thoughts at the time. Write down some of your thoughts as you get older. It’s fun to go back and read them later. Continue reading