Posts made in November, 2008

Truth or Consequences

November 12, 2008 Truth or Consequences By Ted Burnett “You never find yourself until you face the truth.”– Pearl Bailey As my fourth grade school year came to an end and let out for the summer my parents were offered the use of a friend’s bay house for a week. This three or four bedroom house stood some ten-feet above solid ground on wooden pilings overlooking Mobile Bay in the waterfront community known as Battles Wharf. One of the bedrooms held several bunk beds and thus I was allowed to invite three friends to join me. All were classmates and teammates from my Catholic school – Michael, Chris and Robert. We alternated between running inside the house and out, playing board games in the floor, fishing off the pier, paddling a neighbor’s canoe in circles and...

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