Category Archives: Childhood

Sixth Grade Dance – 1978

OK, not all the sixth grade boys were shorter than me and had Leif Garrett hair.

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Yesterday We Celebrated Good Dads

Today, we celebrate the not-so-good.

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Death and Sibling Rivalry

This is a pretty much verbatim conversation between my brother Brendan and I. (Don’t listen to any account he may give. He is not to be trusted.) (And…it was my idea first.) (So there.) (Get your own blog if you … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning 1974

Another true story. (OK, so PTSD might not have been named by then but the Kung-Fu Grip G.I. Joe did premiere that year.) Any fanĀ (with brothers) of BarbieĀ  immediately recognized the superiority of G.I. Joe to that lame-o fashionista Ken.

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Match the Bridgee Purse with the Contents

Now that we have all that political nonsense out of the way, it is time for the really important stuff. I am so sure that your employers would love for you to spend the morning matching up the purse and … Continue reading

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Ways to Annoy Your Parents Part 2

Nothing like the strobe effect while sitting on the old john.

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My Favoritest Time of the Year: School Supply Shopping

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Long Sands, York Beach, Maine 1975

I was like 20 before I realized that people actually immersed their entire body in ocean water.

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Ways to Freak Out Your Parents: Age 5

Say nothing…just stare.  

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The Guilt! The Guilt!

WHAT?! The world does not revolve around me?

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