Daily Archives: April 7, 2008

Reservations

We went camping this weekend. Before we left we all had reservations. The weather wasn’t particularly nice, being gray and somewhat damp from the previous night’s rain. What remained was what meteorologists call a Low Pressure System. In addition to … Continue reading

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Best Baroque in Town

On a recent drive through one of the many West Texas villages in this part of the country I was struck by the oddity of a message on the marquee outside a local watering hole. “BEST BAROQUE IN TOWN” An … Continue reading

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The Bozo Gauge

“David, stop licking your lips. You look like Bozo the Clown,” I said with annoyance. At eight, David has never seen a picture of Bozo the Clown, but must assume that Bozo has chapped lips just like his. David has … Continue reading

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Launch!

I am not a big arts and crafts person; I never have been. In truth there are periods when I do engage in woodworking as a pastime, but as a general rule I leave the arts and crafts to others. … Continue reading

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Five Hundredths of a Second

Pinewood Derby racing is not what it used to be. I was Cub Scout and well remember the hours of labor my Dad and I poured into the two cars I made in my career. They were always big events … Continue reading

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Splash

“Dad, I need some help. I need you to bring a piece of rope out to the lake.” Isaac had called me on the cell phone with this enigmatic request. There was a touch of urgency in his voice. “Why, … Continue reading

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