Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Crying Button


When I was a kid, my brothers and I had a tree fort. It was built high above the ground between three oak trees. When I think about it now, I realize that the fort was not particularly safe for … Continue reading

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What is your favorite Fight and Fish story?


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The Recovery


The doctors said there was a small chance he would fully regain his motor skills after his stroke. “Maybe not one hundred percent. But he should recover much of his speech and at least sixty percent of the movement on … Continue reading

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What Are Your Thoughts?


I’d love to see your thoughts about these blog posts. Please post comments! They’ll really help me as I try to be more consistent with my posts. Not so much because they’ll necessarily change what I write, but because I’ll … Continue reading

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The Library Book – Summer 1989


I’m nine years old. It is summer and the weather alternates between scorching hot and almost bearably hot. It never rains here in the summer. It only bakes. Dad makes us mow the grass on our two and a half … Continue reading

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