TRAVELS WITH GRANDPAW COMICS
COMIC ART STORIES:
DISCLAIMER: These stories are
told exactly as they happened.
There is some fighting, smoking, and a
little imbibing in some of them.
I am not promoting these things.
They were just part of rural rough and tumble Texas in the early
and to leave those details out would have been to present a
false picture of that time.
Lacy told me these stories in his East Texas drawl, usually while we
were hunting or fishing.
I loved them all--and I think you will too!
To order David's prose ebook memoir verson of these stories and more click TRAVELS below:
(Although there is nothing obscene in this prose e-book, it is intended for grownup readers)
"HILL COUNTRY CHRISTMAS"
A cold December at the deer lease in the Texas Hill Country with
Grandpaw Lacy and Mr. Ellis,
who was 92 that year.This is the story of an East Texas Christmas in
early 1900's. I heard
around an old Franklin stove in Mr. Ellis's cabin in 1960 when I
was 12. This story and many
more are included in my prose memoir version of "Travels With Grandpaw."
The year is 1911 on the Lacy Farm. Grandpaw Lacy and his brother decide
to catch a mean
tomcat in a burlap bag. The plot thickens when they
take him into their mother's parlor.
They'd had some trouble at the one room schoolhouse. The high school
been running off the teachers. Then, in 1910, on Grandpaw
Lacy's first day of school,
a new teacher came riding up who would
Grandpaw Lacy was a lean rangy teen in 1921. He and his band members
they were ten feet tall and bullet proof. They learn a lesson
they get in a tight spot playing a dance down at Ponta, Texas.