I'm the keeper of old things. Old typewriters. Bottles. Farm implements. My house is in some ways a museum of a slice of Americana. In the photo I am touching the typewriter used by Mickey Spillane. And as awesome as that was, I am enamored with technology, especially new technologies. I had a wireless telephone the minute one was available. A car phone, it was called, but it was capable of more! My Mazda was outfitted with a speaker so I could drive hands free. It was crude
High schools, colleges, and universities have them. Where I'm from, churches have them. Usually in October. Sort of a harvest festival.
Homecomings are those gatherings where people you know and remember, along with the ones you've forgotten and will get to know anew, get together to remember a time, a place, an organization -- that special something that was once shared.
Perhaps you're returning home after a journey and the cat is there to jump off the table,
We are all someone to someone. By that, I mean we have people who influence us, mentor us, lead us, and, sometimes, keep us in check.
I remember a man named Merlee. Mr. Merlee. If I try really hard, I might remember his last name. But we all called him Mr. Merlee. First name basis. With that fine dash of Southern respect. Mr.
By remembering him, I realize how he impacted my younger self. So, the question is who am I influencing?
I imagine there are folks watching me, some