My Out Of The Way Place

Archive for December 2006

Our First Tree

December 24, 2006

My wife still gets choked up when we talk about our first tree. In fact sometimes she can still manage a tear or two. I am of the belief that it is the finest tree that I have ever had. When my wife and I first married, we didn’t have a lot of money. I […]

A Pin-Up Christmas

December 23, 2006

When I was young my father kept a stack of Playboys tucked away. I think one of the first pics that I ever saw from one of them was Bettie Page winking under the Christmas tree.  I was simply amazed. With all the porn available on the net, it seems that more and more graphic […]


December 19, 2006

This time of year finds so many depressed and sad. Perhaps happiness can’t be forced. Three years ago, a good friend of mine killed himself a week before Christmas. We had worked the night shift together for three years and I moved into an 8 to 5 job in the front office. He was still […]


December 10, 2006

I don’t know why I am doing this. I have plenty of places to vent. But sometimes there comes a time to go to a place that is different. Somewhere where one does not feel shackled to the past ( even if that past is recent. ) I do not know if I will post […]