Posts Tagged I reckon

When In Rome, I reckon….

I went to nine schools in the first three grades, and as a result, I was terribly shy; constantly being the new kid, can take a toll on a young boy or girl. Finally, in June of 1960, we moved to Buckeye, Arizona, with the intent of staying put. My dad had worked the last three years as a lineman, building cross country high line distribution towers; as a result, we were constantly on the move. Then, he got a job as a lineman for Arizona Public Service, a local power company. Our moving days were done! Read the rest of this entry »

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Hot-Diggity Hot Rods

I graduated from high school at seventeen, ran off with my pregnant girlfriend, and became a father that summer; fifteen days after my eighteenth birthday. My first job was working on the hayfield I refer to in my stories, Kidnapped and Kidnapped (part 2). Not the best start a young man can get in life, but, I made it, I reckon. Read the rest of this entry »

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