Category Archives: Creative Writing

My Testimony of Faith

I spent the last half of 2005 in the hospital caring for my wife, who had been stricken by necrotizing pancreatitis during vacation, 1000 miles from home. Lea was in a drug induced coma that physically paralyzed her for 78 … Continue reading

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Mother’s Recollections

Marjorie & Eugene Vaughn, 1974 In a note handwritten to me by my mother on January 11, 1994, she gave me her recollections of the Vaughn side of the family in as much detail as she remembered: When I met … Continue reading

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Field Ranger

Fifth Grade Buddies: Larry Vaughn, Sharon Lane, Jim Tate at Eugene Field School I don’t recall why Eugene Field School wasn’t part of the School Boy Safety Patrol, those students who served as crossing guards before and after school, but … Continue reading

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