America Part 10 (final)

Sunday we got the sink working at least the cold water, we needed a new pipe for the hot water. For now that didn’t matter as I had no hot water. Dewayne said Jo Ann is cooking for us so lets don’t disappoint her. I gathered up Scrappy and we headed off to find if…

America Part IX

Friday night when we got in the porch was all lit up. We had a flat at the yard and was running a little late. There under the yellow light was Scrappy, probably got hungry. Dewayne got out saying he wanted to make sure there was no leaks that would flood the place. said he…

America Part VIII

I was up early and the first thing I noticed was the chicken was gone. I built a fire and made some coffee thinking I would be joined by Scrappy but he was not an early riser. With coffee in hand i headed back inside and went to the front door that was stuck open,…

America Part VII

When we got in from the woods Monday evening Pete was still there… standing in the shade of an old mulberry tree with his eyes closed. On his back was what at first glance appeared to be a large chicken. Even Dewayne had to get out of the truck for a closer inspection. Sure enough…

America Part VI

Just before dark DeWane pulled up in the truck. I left the mutt in the house and went out and climbed in. We set off for Shine Well about three miles down the road. we went pretty slow as it was getting dark and we only had one headlight and no tail lights at all….

America Part V

I just froze for a moment thinking, just take some deep breaths and don’t think snakes. Just back out real slow and that’s just what I did. Back on the porch I dug in the sacks until I found the batteries that I had bought and went over to the chair to put the batteries…