Where My Storytelling Started – an excerpt of Ch. 14 Growing Up Quickly from NEVER SETTLED.

Movies were such a huge part of my life, probably beginning here in Bailey as much as anywhere. We bought a second Beta VCR while we were here for the sheer purpose of recording the movies that we rented. We had to drive a couple of towns over to Aspen Park to rent movies, butContinue reading “Where My Storytelling Started – an excerpt of Ch. 14 Growing Up Quickly from NEVER SETTLED.”

An excerpt from Ch. 13, “From Baby to Leader” of NEVER SETTLED: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood

For years, I had been the youngest in the family before Shelby was born. Terri was in charge and played a maternal role when Mom and Dad were both working. When anything bad happened, Terri and Jimmy received corporal punishment (up to forty spankings with a belt) while I, at worst, received five lighter spankings.Continue reading “An excerpt from Ch. 13, “From Baby to Leader” of NEVER SETTLED: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood”