A Pilot’s Place

A Pilot’s Place

A Pilot’s Place A dear friend from the past paid me a visit this week. Captain John Rogers and his wife Diane ventured north from their home near San Francisco, to the wilds of Northwest Montana where my wife Chris and I introduced them to the many boat launches in our area. I don’t think …

Little Lady from Lickskillet

Little Lady from Lickskillet

Little Lady from Lickskillet: SOUTH WASHINGTON, Indiana. My mother claimed to have been born in Lickskillet, Indiana. Her Birthday was March 10th, 1915, a little over one hundred years ago. While researching the community name, and its authenticity, I discovered there were indeed many small rural communities, throughout the United States, known as Lickskillet. According …

Mel Jack

Mel Jack

Mel Jack of “Roller Skates and Airplanes” Idol: n 1 : image of god 2 : object of devotion Airplanes: In our new neighborhood on Stanford I discovered a kindred soul living across the street. He was tall and lanky and was obviously a good deal older. Like maybe a teen ager who was in …