Blog Posts

  • The Other Side of Death.
    On such a beautiful day with the deep blue sky and billowy clouds, I wasn’t prepared for that scene of tragedy.
  • The Valentine Secret.
    Sneaky and unpredictable were two words no one would have ever applied to my mother.
  • Call Me Chuck.
    Chuck the cat thought he was in charge. His curiosity nearly cost him 8 of his 9 lives.
  • It’s Creeping in Our Bedroom.
    What was that noise?….It’s the middle of the night. What has crept into our bedroom?
  • A Fowl Christmas.
    We’d all settled in, on that dark Christmas night…
  • The Christmas Miracle.
    He wasn’t much of a dog to look at. He knew a lot of tricks but was rather bull-headed and refused to do any of them for us.
  • Too Big To Turn Down!
    There is a thin line between stupid and fearless, sometimes.
  • Killer Porta-Potty!
    Have you ever been somehwere so nasty that the “ick” factor made you gag? Did your best friend help you through it?
  • Don’t Make Me Come Down There!
    The preachers kid is an expert in non-verbal communication. Unfortunately, the signals may be ignored and disaster results…..painfully.
  • Run For Your Life!
    There’s a fine line between running for your life and outright panic. I always seemed to be doing one or the other.
  • Facing Mortality.
    Covid-19 made me face my own possible death. I’d always been able to avoid facing my own mortality.
  • What happened to You?
    I am Alive.
  • Graduation Day!
    It was later reported that my wife’s exact words were “Where in the… %^)*_&$… is John?” She was very eloquent on special occasions.
  • Catch That Burglar.
    The dispatcher called on the radio and reported that there was a burglar alarm going off at a house west of town.
  • Just A Pretend Fire.
    A little bit is good, but more is better………Right? Especially when it comes to fire…………..or was that ice cream?
  • You Going to the Party??
    Friday afternoon in high school was a time of great anticipation. The weekend was almost there and plans had to be made.
  • Dang You Monkey.
    Monkeys make great companions, just not on long road trips. They are fine till you stop at the Sonic drive through and buy them dinner.
  • Where You Going?
    I was headed to college unbeknownst to my parents.
  • Goodbye Momma…
    I left momma begging me to save her.
  • Jump, John, Jump!
    Jumping from the parsonage roof with a homemade parachute couldn’t possibly end badly. Could it?
  • The Happy Camper.
    The happy camper found that her words were trajically prophetic.
  • Gangs.
    As a Park Ranger, I had to be ready for just about anything. It could be about camping fees or some type of serious criminal act.
  • Thank You!!
    Thank You for Following and Liking my blog “Call Me Lou.” I have reached 100 followers and appreciate each and every one of you.
  • So There I Was…
    I was tired and bored as I sat in the drive-thru of our local Abilene McDonalds. Apparently, the Good Lord was in the same line.
  • The Gold Stud.
    Dad was a Christ-loving pacifist. That was the only reason I lived to reach the age of 18.
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