To the Tune Of A Screaming Child

That thing lost, unknowingly lost When concentration Train of action Interrupted That thing misplaced Mid return Neither there Nor where It belongs I see it now Setting there Precariously Teetering At eye level Eureka! I now remember setting it down, hurriedly, to the tune of a screaming child.


This is James Earl (Earl James) Shumate on the left, and his son Joe Shumate. This was taken in 1981, Fathers day, I think. This could have been in Oregon, maybe Salem(, or Washington State. Joe has cousins that would really like to find him. Also, he might(MIGHT!) be my Father, Max Wayne Madden’s, half […]