Tag Archives: Lake George

Hewlett’s Landing

Inside, there is yellow squash. There are Freihofer’s cookies, better than Entenmann’s and always on top of the refrigerator. Even when Nanny and Pop-Pop weren’t there, they were there. Nanny tried so hard to act as the homemaker, even though … Continue reading

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Mermaids

When I was seven years old, there were two things I loved most in the world, aside from my family and Santa Claus. One was Lake George. The other was playing with Barbie dolls. But when I played with Barbies, … Continue reading

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A Candle

When I was young, there was pretty much no place I loved quite as much as Lake George, New York. I grew up pretty poor. To be fair, my parents were living the American Dream while it still existed, and … Continue reading

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Come, Come, Grace and Daddy Warbucks! Find Us In the Laundry Truck!

As I’ve reposted my Myspace blogs here on WordPress, I skipped over this one countless times. I never thought I’d have a reason to repost it. But thanks to my Myspace friends on Facebook, especially Donovan, I now know of … Continue reading

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Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night 14: The Care Bears Movie

So the other night, I took a poll for the next Intentionally Cheesy Movie Night: “The Care Bears Movie” or “Cheerleader Massacre 2?” And “The Care Bears Movie” won by one vote. But because I am a foolish, foolish woman, … Continue reading

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Little Orphan Annie and My Grandmother

When I was seven years old, I was OBSESSED with “Annie.” My grandmother, Mary Byrnes Collins, introduced me to the Broadway record, and I was never the same. “Annie” was my love, my life. I hadn’t seen the play or … Continue reading

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