Dad was an inshore fisherman who was away from home most of the day.  Mom,  like most women in the sixties, stayed at home with four kids. Fortunately, the two oldest started working as soon as they could — such responsible young men. That left “Francis the Teaser” and “Melda the Tattler” at home. We were more than mischievous, we were just plain rotten to the core. I have a theory that Mom and Dad ran out of steam after raising…