Charles spent his whole life trying to pull all of us outside

The power was out and Charles was pumped. It was out after a Hurricane Isabel.

He loved it. Thought it was the grandest thing ever. Hurricane and no electricity meant everyone came outside.  Away from their big screen TVs and video games. School was cancelled and it was 24/7 play time!

Fortunately, we had no real damage so it’s easy to look at it that way. Just some downed trees, none of which hit our house or cars.

Charles was around 8 or 9 years old. He organized games nonstop. Real or made up, it didn’t matter. I remember some … Read more...