Monthly Archives: September 2012

This Girl Doesn’t Twirl

“Now come on Tom, go dance and be with the girls”, was the ordered barked at me by my elementary school teachers. The blare of sixties music couldn’t cover up the fear I felt and the anger raging in me … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief

“Oh sweet darling, I’ve never seen anybody run as fast as that”, was the comment he made to me while I took a breather between sprints. There were three, 300 meter time trials at the track and field warm weather … Continue reading

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Superhero Stickers

“Dear, I know I promised I’d attend your graduation dinner, but my teeth are still sore.” This was yet another excuse Mom used to break her promise to me and to not attend my junior high school grad ceremony. From … Continue reading

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