Tag Archives: Lost and Found

Farewell to Soapy

Most of our Sunday had come and gone.  It was a leisurely one for a change, the way God intended it, our day of rest.  We had attended church that morning, come home and had a simple lunch, and then … Continue reading

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The Secret Room

With reckless abandon I tunneled my way into the cold dusty space, determined to clear a wide path before the end of the day.  I set out to do what seemed like an impossibility.  Our large storage room above the … Continue reading

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Not Dishwasher Safe

I reckon the tornado never came.  At some point someone had prepared for its disastrous results, but it never happened.  The preparation took the form of an old storm cellar.  When I was a kid that old storm cellar had … Continue reading

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Spring Break or a Break from Spring?

      Many folks in our area have left town, taken vacation, or just taken a break from the everyday grind as Spring Break gets underway here.  The groundhog’s six week extension of winter officially expired yesterday as the first … Continue reading

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The Disappearance of Hairy

As the first week of March had come and gone, a feeling of spring was in the air.  My wife Katrina had come down with a severe case of her annual illness, the fur fever.  I haven’t noticed the fever … Continue reading

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The Half-beaten Potato Conspiracy

In a remote, small town in Idaho an old pickup pulled into a lonely roadside diner.  Farmer Joe stepped out into the brisk air as the sun peaked over the horizon of the potato-farm landscape.  Joe tucked a crumpled sack … Continue reading

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