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Then You Can Dream About It, and It’ll Be a Whole Garden.

You know, George, I feel that in a small way we are doing something important. Satisfying a fundamental urge. It’s deep in the race for a man to want his own roof and walls and fireplace, and we’re helping him … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas Time In the City

I never went to see the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve. I never took a carriage ride in Central Park. I never even went ice skating in Rockefeller Center. But as my third Christmas in Colorado … Continue reading

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A Good Memory From My Most-Hated Grade

I hated sixth grade. It was the year my parents made me go to Christian school, after I’d finally and painstakingly eked out an identity for myself at Chatterton, the public elementary school in my district. I wasn’t the prettiest, … Continue reading

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The Costumes of My Life! Part I

As many of you already know, I’m in love with Halloween, and costumes especially. Were I a more knowledgeable geek (and also had more money (which I probably would if I were a more knowledgeable geek)), I’d be at every … Continue reading

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Trendz

While I’m no slave to fashion, I’m not immune to what’s all the rage, especially when I was a kid. Here are seven examples! Golddiggers/Termites When I was five, I really didn’t watch much TV. It was mainly the ‘70s … Continue reading

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I Must Break You?

I’ve always written journals, in some way, shape, or form. I remember in Christmas 1985 when I was 10, getting this matching set – stationery, pen, some cardboardy-decorated desk thing which name’s escaped me, and a journal. It was not … Continue reading

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Pen Pals

When I was seven years old, my family went on vacation to a farm in Pennsylvania. While there, I met a girl named Rebecca, though the farm was not named Sunnybrook. She had long brown hair, and humored me by … Continue reading

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