~~~The Christmas Gift ~~~

**************************************** I know this isn’t the time for a Christmas story, but it’s time for a story that wouldn’t wait for Christmas. ************************************* The boy stood in the parlor, staring intently at the curio cabinet, occasionally walking to one side of it or the other, his attention tightly focused on the contents.  It was as… Read More ~~~The Christmas Gift ~~~

A Country Boy

*************** Part One The Boy Growing Up Country ************************************ He was the third of three children, but never the “baby of the family”.  His sister was daddy’s little girl, and his brother momma’s boy.  He was their “other child”.  His world:  a farm north of a small midwestern town.  It was small, as farms go,… Read More A Country Boy