Category Archives: memory

I know you rider, gonna miss me when I’m gone.

This afternoon, I’ll say goodbye to my Volkswagen Golf.  This ending is not exactly how I thought it would be (are they really ever?) but it’s a pretty good one, and I have no complaints.  13 years is a pretty … Continue reading

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how I remember it

I committed to last month’s challenge, where I wrote 100 words a day for the month, and the site posts your entries upon completion. You can write about anything. I decided to finally start putting down some specific memories from … Continue reading

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Contagion heuristic

Contagion heuristic, a.k.a., Banana Wuz Here blurry beauty in odd spots In third grade, I read a list of Old Wives Tales in my family’s copy of the current Farmer’s Almanac that resided in our downstairs bathroom.  The almanac fed … Continue reading

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back to that place, on padded paper

Mr. Baldwin would stand on his head while we wrote, or use the two tables at the front of the room as props for yoga poses.  It was 1993, and I was a sophomore in high school.  I felt something … Continue reading

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mixtape-minded 1

One of my earliest realizations about being human was the idea that what surrounded me was good.  So good that my next realization was, it wasn’t going to last forever.  For some reason, my very young mind became painfully aware … Continue reading

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