The Whisper

In my primal times of ego, In my dawning days of childhood, In my first-remembered moments, In my spawning hours of fear; I remember hearing echoes As if spoken by the angels; I remember that a Whisper Seemed to always linger near. As I slipped away from childhood, As I …

The Clock

In 1914, papa gave $4.00 (four dollars) for a beautiful and masterfully crafted old second-hand Seth Thomas clock. That dear old clock was one of the constant constants in the times of our childhood, adolescence, and early maturity. And it remained an emotional constant in our minds and hearts. Only …

Kaleidoscope Memories of Papa and Horses and Mules and Buggies and Wagons

Feeding and watering and currying and shearing and doctoring and pulling cockleburs from the tails of horses and mules. Bridling and harnessing rebellious and rearing and snorting and kicking horses and mules. Driving a mule-drawn wagon to church on Sunday morning. Driving a wagon or buggy to town for groceries …