Shoes: A family story

I wrote this story loosely based on a true family story that happened in 1956. It is told from my brother’s point of view. Allen looked down at his feet as he stood in line for the bathroom at school. He eyed the trailing shoe laces self-consciously as his teacher’s voice echoed in his mind: “Allen, tie your […]

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Dog people/cat people

Yesterday  I was reading an article from last Sunday’s Daily Herald, (Healthy Pets section, June 12, 2011) entitled “Dogs vs cats: Your choice says a lot about you.” I was interested in this article because I have long had a theory about men and women and dogs and cats. My theory has to do with […]

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