Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Bike Without Principle

I can still see the fear clinched braces shining from my panicked brother’s mouth as he rode his bike off the cliff. It’s a memory that still haunts me to this day. “Haunt” is not really the best word; actually it’s a memory that still causes me uncontrollable laughter. How he ended up riding his […]

Define Maturity

Shorty died, as the story was told to me, so the kids had him cremated. Shorty liked his liquor and it was rare for him not to be “happy.” He was old when he passed out and away and his older children not only did not fall far from the tree, but was still in […]