Tag Archives: Lewis Amison

Two Friends Study Colloquialisms

Summer reading for Ansel Head and Wilbur included Mark Twain. His loveable character, Huck Finn, referred to the runaway slave, Jim, who was soon to be his travelling companion and friend, as a nigger. To the baby boom boys, this … Continue reading

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A Dove Shoot

The dove shoot offered practical learning to boomer Ansel Head and respite from the tedious theory presented at the Birmingham University School. Doves feed in recently harvested grain fields in the early afternoon. Before the action starts, hunters spread out … Continue reading

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Possum Hunting

While much of baby boomer Ansel Head’s education proved difficult and useless, learning from Lewis Amison seemed effortless. Since his schooling with Lewis had started very early in his life, his head was empty (or so his pre-war brother had … Continue reading

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