Tag Archives: childhood

The Empty Locker Breakdown

I grabbed the little guy’s sweaty palm and brushed a couple of pop tart crumbs off the Jeff Gordon t-shirt.  We walk through the doors and introduce ourselves to the Pre-school teacher.  She leads him to a little table full … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams (Deferred)

Digging through a stack of clothes on my closet floor, I find the pink thermal underwear.  I put them on under a pair of particularly loose jeans.  The long-sleeved thermal T-shirt came next, on top of which I layered a … Continue reading

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Thanks(giving) for the Memories

With Thanksgiving coming up in a couple days it’s natural to become nostalgic of Thanksgivings past spent in the company of family and friends.  Or family and complete strangers, if you ever had Thanksgiving at my house growing up. Mom … Continue reading

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Keep Feelin’ Fascination

Sorry, but I couldn’t help using the title of the techno 80’s song by The Human League as my title today.  It’s about fascination, and I love the 80’s – even though the two are completely unrelated in this post.  … Continue reading

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Kids Should Come with a Warning Label

I’m sure I’m not the first genius to come up with this idea.  I’ve read blogs and essays and articles recounting all of the foibles of being the new parents of mewling, puking infants. Sure, that’s one kind of warning … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Tour

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw embarked on their “Brothers of the Sun” tour recently. At the same time this family embarks on a tour of our own. I’d like to call it “The Boys of Summer” tour. Headliners are my … Continue reading

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Simon Says

I remember being a kid on Summer break.  By the second week of June we were hot and bored.  Mostly back in the late 70’s the neighborhood kids and I got together and spent our time amusing ourselves playing games. We … Continue reading

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