November 2008

Tractor Rides

by Rundy on November 20, 2008

Another trip down memory lane today . . . While I grew up Grandma and Grandpa lived in the country. They lived on the Pennsylvania-New York border, and to reach their house you had to drive along a road titled—fittingly enough—“State Line Road.” Grandma and Grandpa’s old house was at the end of a dead […]

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The Indian and The Canoe

by Rundy on November 19, 2008

Grandpa made things. I am sure growing up during the Great Depression taught him to be frugal, but making things was part of who he was. I think I share some of that with him. I look at things and think, “I wonder what I could make from that.” I face a problem and ponder […]

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Pressure Sores

by Rundy on November 14, 2008

Last Saturday while I was drying Grandpa off from his shower I discovered two pressure sores on his bottom. They were in mirrored positions on the bottom of his buttocks–clearly the result from sitting in one place too long. It was a depressing discovery. The sores themselves were not that bad. They were each maybe […]

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Hanging in There

by Rundy on November 9, 2008

I got a very kind comment today, which reminded me of my shortcomings. Reader Pam said: Rundy, Are you managing to hang in there, dude? I keep you in my prayerful thoughts. It’s been so long since you’ve posted anything that many of of worry about your well-being, as well as Grandpa’s. Those of us […]

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