Category Archives: Youth

Being Cool

I think every generation has it’s own icons of cool.  The way they talk.  The way they dress.  The way they interact.  My generation was no different.  When I was in high school I wore my jeans low on my … Continue reading

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Cycles

Bill was on an emotional high.  One of the few he had experienced in a long time.  Working in the city had it’s advantages, but it also had it’s drawbacks.  He always felt crowded, like his life was being compacted.  … Continue reading

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Too Late To Be Scared

My involvement in youth today has been reduced to a spectator sport.  So many years have passed since I was one that it seems kind of speculative that I was ever in the game.  When I think back to those … Continue reading

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Back In The Saddle Again

I sometimes think I am living in the past , given a lot of the stuff I write about. Memories, old stories, and recollections. However, I don’t think I live there actually, but I do visit a lot. I guess … Continue reading

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Basking In the Son

I didn’t date in high school.  Not that I didn’t want to.  It’s just that I wasn’t prepared for a relationship.  And the reason I wasn’t prepared is I had no money, I had no car, and I had no … Continue reading

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If One Is Good

If one is good, then two must be great, he said laughingly.  I smiled and nodded in agreement.  But later, when thinking about it, I began to have my misgivings and in fact concluded that I could think of several … Continue reading

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Making His Point

According to recognized aero-technical tests the bumblebee cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in relation to the total wing area. But the bumblebee doesn’t know this, so he goes ahead and flies anyway. @@@@@ David … Continue reading

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