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Somewhat Daily Photo 12.22.11

It’s getting to be that time. That’s me, a few year ago. Just a few. I have a few more of these childhood Christmas photos up over on Ye Christmases of Olde. I’d still be pretty excited to get Legos for Christmas.

Writing Alleged Fictions

A long time ago, I took a couple of screen writing classes. I took the first class over the summer with a bunch of super smart, advanced placement high school kids. These kids came from all over the country to spend the summer in Boston and take classes at Harvard University. I walked into that […]

Returning To The Library

I visited my hometown library a lot as a kid. During the summers, I rode my bike to the local “town pool.” We had a number of lovely ponds and lakes in my hometown, but they were out in the woods. The “town pool” was a brook that was seasonally stopped up by a dam […]

A Taste Of The Old Country

I can’t remember the last time I bought a “snack cake.” Probably not since my early twenties. They are among the¬†category¬†of snacks you might call “barely food.” The kind of food I ate when I was “barely” an adult. Back when I considered breakfast either a whole bag of Pepperidge Farm Double Chocolate Milanos or […]

Be Careful What You Tell Your Dumb Kids

I don’t remember what age I was, but I was young. I had a playmate down the street, and I rode my bike a quarter of a mile to her house. I didn’t know this girl from school. She wasn’t a “good” friend. I think I just knew her because she lived on my street. […]