A Dash from the Coast

First off, I think we should define terms: just as one man’s treasure is another man’s trash, one man’s perilous adventure is another man’s lark. Such is the case with my brother and me, or, just to make Mom cringe, my brother and I. He was the one who, at 3 years-old, I believe, climbed…

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The Other Point of Espionage

Storming the Castle Lyle and I watched the Sun set a mere 98 million miles beyond the Atlantic Ocean. We watched from the west coast of Portugal, where we were camping on the beach. The broken-off bow of an old ship lay grounded in the sand about 50 yards off-shore. It was June 1978. We…

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Tunneling for Education’s Sake

Tunneling for Education’s Sake We started tunneling through our Elementary School in the Fifth Grade – Mr. Adams’ class. Everyone at school knew there were rectangular holes in the top of the classroom coat closets. But it wasn’t until Fifth Grade that David and Lyle and I decided it was time to climb up through…

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