The Colors of Kindness

I love watching the CBS evening news. Especially the last story of the broadcast, because it features somebody doing something good in the world. Like those guys who changed my tire last week when I had a blowout on Interstate 30, just outside of downtown Dallas. Fortunately, not long after I ran over whatever it…

Flat Tires

My first car was a 1986 blue Honda Prelude and I loved that car. I’d been teaching for a year and decided I could afford it.  I’d miss the moon roof and the woodgrain paneling and the eight-track tape deck on the 1970 Oldsmobile Vista Cruiser station wagon I’d been driving since my junior year…

Driving Vans

No telling how many times I’ve driven a 15 passenger van.  Full of high school students.  College students.  Even some junior high kids. All over the country. The first time wasn’t a van, it was one of those mini-busses.  A sawed-off school bus that had that big lever in the middle that the driver swung…