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We Communed With the Ramones Until Our Batteries Died

It was the close of my 5th grade year. I remember mom announcing, once again, that we would be moving within the next week or so. With all of our belongings packed in black plastic garbage bags and the cars … Continue reading

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Jerry and Kelli stuck on a bridge

Artwork by my amazing son

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“Don’t forget to walk the dog”

In 1972 my mother had decided to leave my father. She was tired of him not coming home and spending most evenings at the bar. She had warned him a number of times prior but he wasn’t stopping her, wanting … Continue reading

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My Motivation for Writing

I’ve had a number of people write with words of encouragement as I start this blog. The support has been amazing and I am so thankful that you are reading. I felt a need to write and express my gratitude … Continue reading

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My Stepmother Liked to Race Trains

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I had a stepmother who liked to race trains. We would be at the caboose of the train and she would floor it. Her ’72 Roadrunner would thunder down the road while…

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Good Me, Bad Me

the complex duality of a 7 year old

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My Stepmother Liked to Race Trains

I had a stepmother who liked to race trains. We would be at the caboose of the train and she would floor it. Her ’72 Roadrunner would thunder down the road while the four of us kids, unstrapped, screaming would … Continue reading

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