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”

Wandering… an excerpt from Ch. 11 of NEVER SETTLED: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood

It’s difficult to describe how our moving took us cross country many times, especially in the early days. When I say we lived in twenty places in Colorado, we didn’t always move from one place in Colorado to another. We often moved to Indiana, then Wisconsin, down to Kansas, up to Nebraska, over to Nevada,Continue reading “Wandering… an excerpt from Ch. 11 of NEVER SETTLED: a memoir of a boy on the road to manhood”