Meet Joe

I’m not sure of the exact date that I first met Joe.  I think it was at my niece’s wedding, which would have been in September of 1995.  All I know is that when I first saw him, I was struck by how big he was–at least 6′ 7″ and probably about 260 pounds.  He had a striking resemblance to Kris Kristofferson.  I asked him if people told him he looked like Kris Kristofferson, and he said, “Who?”  Never mind, I thought, a lot of people don’t know who Kris Kristofferson is–I only adored him from his big movie with Barbra Streisand, A Star is Born.

Regardless, this man put away food like I’ve never seen.  At least probably 3 huge plates full of food.  And, he carried a straw in the inside pocket of his suit coat.  He used it whenever he drank his water, his pop, and not so sure if I saw him have a beer or not, but if he did, he would have been drinking it with a straw.  He told me that if he didn’t use a straw, the liquid would drool down the side of his mouth.  He said he never left home without one.  Why did liquids drool down the side of his mouth, I wondered.  He seemed to eat just fine.  I felt I didn’t know him well enough to ask, so I just left it at that.

Nice to meet you, Joe….


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

The Revelation Road

We are traveling down a difficult road. Prepare yourself with a sound understanding of Gods Word

eQuipping for eMinistry

easily-understood technology for ministry

Ministers in Mufti Series

......helping christian professionals translate their faith into workable solutions in the market place .....


Turning Tears and Laughter into Words

Deliberate Donkey

we're telling secrets here

Emotional Wellness

Learning to Balance Mood Disorders Through Spirituality and Self-Love.

Making A Way

Fighting for my right to party

5 Pt. Salt

Theology, Culture, Politics

Grayson Queen

(b. 1980 - 2015)

%d bloggers like this: