Tag Archives: Ramona Quimby

From Page to Stage

I spent my formative years in a one-bedroom apartment in Hempstead, circa the ’70s. Television was rarely an option; my TV youth experience was relegated to the PBS kids lineup (“Sesame Street,” “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” and “The Electric Company.”) Here … Continue reading

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Breaking Butterflies

And what I know is that everything I touch just turns to dust … ~ Craig Manning When I was in second grade, I was pretty prone to misbehavior. One evening, my mother caught me trying to forge her signature … Continue reading

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Longing To Linger ‘Til Dawn

Between the idea And the reality Between the motion And the act Falls the Shadow ~ T.S. Eliot The party is going on, half barbecue, half cruise, depending on whom you speak to. This one girl seems like she could … Continue reading

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Jeans & Genes

Did I ever tell you that I refused to wear pants when I was a kid? True story. Not that I was a nudist, though I really didn’t prefer clothes and in the ultimate of ironies, I threw a FIT … Continue reading

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Cool Kids Eat Waxed Cheese

Why, you see, the girls are always buying them, and unless you want to be thought mean, you must do it too. It’s nothing but limes now, for everyone is sucking them in their desks in schooltime, and trading them … Continue reading

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