Tag Archives: Youth

Welcome Home

She sits alone before the massive windows of the terminal, staring absently at the tarmac.  Silently she waits, radiating an air of calm introspection.  It is not until one draws closer that they can see past the ramrod straight back … Continue reading

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A Child Outside

Chalk it up to age I guess, but I often find myself comparing today’s environment to that in which I lived as a kid.  Everything was new and exciting then.  Discovery was there for the taking and take it we … Continue reading

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When I was in the first grade, I had a teacher that assured me that I would grow up to be nothing beyond a garbage collector.  At the time, I was devastated because I was still too young to realize … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air

Ah, it’s that time of year again when the days get a little warmer, the trees begin to show their buds, and the early flowers start to push up through the ground.  It is also the time when the sap … Continue reading

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But Now I See

Originally posted on oldmainer:
A while ago, my wife and I were going through a closet, cleaning out some stuff we never use.  Among the items were some stuffed animals that had sat on the shelf for years which I…

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Coming Clean

When I was a very young boy, we lived in a house with a detached garage out back.  Behind that garage was a tree that, unlike others, had a magnetic pull.  By that I mean, just being near it made … 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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