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America Up Close and Personal

My Real Memoir From the Big Orange to the Big Apple! It’s still the longest road trip I’ve ever taken. Our YMCA leaders were a married couple who, along with their two young children Brian and Judy, had signed on … Continue reading

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Pen Pals Forever!

My Real Memoir “To a real sweet guy and brain that is in most of my classes and is real neat.” ~Sherri “From your most hansome [sic] friend.” ~Manuel “You have a real bitchen personality and you’d better keep it … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Calamities

My Real Memoir For our last big event before we officially started our freshman year of high school, BFF Jeff and I took a YMCA Caravan trip, with a dozen barely-teen boys and two barely-adult leaders. The previous summer’s Caravan … Continue reading

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Our Quietly Quirky 4th of July

It’s the 4th of July in the U.S. Come to think of it, it’s the 4th of July in lots of countries, except those who take the 5th (that’s a pun, sort of…I didn’t say it was a good one). … Continue reading

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Waterfalls and Wine

We’re back! Combining research for an in-the-works memoir and location scouting for a potential future film, my wife and I hit the road for upstate New York last week–and we encountered waterfalls and wine at every turn! First, we travelled … Continue reading

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My Scar Stories

The Mother of All Calamities When I hit 13, I was old enough to go on a YMCA Caravan. Caravans were cross-country trips in which two leaders and a dozen barely-teen boys would pile into a van and head for … Continue reading

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