Mangled Fingers, Sheep, Turkeys, Puppies and Jabs

Our youngest has a birthday coming up this week. Twenty five. Which of course led me to reminiscing. Which is when I found this post….  “Do you know there’s a dog on the roof of your house?” asked the newspaper man in amazement as he collected the monthly fees. “Oh, yes. That’s Jessica. She’s surveying … More Mangled Fingers, Sheep, Turkeys, Puppies and Jabs

Too Young For War

A true story. Dedicated to my father – Voitto Olavi Pokela  Father’s Day  – 4th  September 2016   He was suicidal. The twenty-one year old war veteran, rifle in hand, headed into his family’s forest. Not too far from the house so it would not be hard to find and retrieve his body. Just about … More Too Young For War