Growing Up

First Real Job
September 11, 2023
The most valuable education in my professional life.
My Neighborhood
January 14, 2015
Picardy Place, later Picardy Street, is shaped like the letter “T” but laying down.
Air Rifle for Christmas
December 25, 2014
You cock it with the handle and then “fire” a single chuff of air.
Family, Always Family
November 23, 2014
Terri is the middle child in our family. That’s her in the light-colored coat and hat in the foreground.
Twists and Turns
October 12, 2014
Two years later, he would have a heart attack. I vividly remember him on the bathroom floor in his underwear and Mom shooing me out, “Get ready for school.
Keep or Discard?
July 30, 2014
Long hair, moustache but no beard yet, I was in transition.
The Rock
November 23, 2013
The Rock began in a tool room in the back of Bebop’s garage.
Christmas Is Complicated
December 25, 2012
… and should be. Past, present and future are all there at once.

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