Tag Archives: high school

Everything You Never Needed to Know About Me

“Getting Ready to Go to the Prom” (my first film appearance), shot by the illustrious Kathy’s Mom. In my early blogging days, when I still posted by telegraph, I regularly responded to Blogger Award invitations. I don’t do those anymore, … Continue reading

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Hilarious Yearbook Quotes

The end of the school year is upon us. And you know what that means: High School Yearbooks! Oh, sure, there’s been this pesky little pandemic thing, but did that ever stop a teenager from getting in the last word? … Continue reading

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Love and Stroganoff

Picking Kathy up before the Prom (vintage super-8 film) Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) How could I forget my first love? Every now and then, when I was a teenager, Dad would drive us all the way to … Continue reading

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Pizza Forever!

Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) It’s been called the world’s most perfect food. Why? Apparently, because it includes every taste and texture we crave, all in one dish: sweet, savory, chewy, crunchy. Oh yeah, and cheese, tons of … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) Marc was my first official immigrant friend. Not that he was all that “immigranty” (he was American-born). But his parents, escapees from German-occupied Poland, were wonderfully immigranty. I listened with awe to the … Continue reading

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Exposing the Truth

I could wish this wasn’t a true story. But it is. A high school friend and I argued constantly. We had Gym class together, and one day we argued all the way to the showers and back to our lockers. … Continue reading

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were adults, and underclassmen suddenly seemed so young. En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 59

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fourteen: Two Spoos (Continued) Previously: First Zack and now Gina face disastrous Back to School nights. Alone. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina started…

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The Wishing Map 59

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fourteen: Two Spoos (Continued) Previously: First Zack and now Gina face disastrous Back to School nights. Alone. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Gina started looking around the minute they … Continue reading

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