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Spin ‘Til You’re Sick

When I was a little kid, I loved spinning around until I got dizzy. I enjoyed the perception that the floor bucked beneath me and swaying back and forth. Of course, that point often wasn’t enough and I spun more … Continue reading

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Taking a Stand

I was in high school and having a very pleasant evening. My girlfriend and I walked through the mall (yes, I know, lame) and enjoyed one another’s company. Life seemed pretty good. I had a girlfriend who didn’t mind being … Continue reading

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Too Well Done

The day I graduated it rained. Part of me enjoyed this since our principal announced that it never rained on a Northeast graduation (I have a twisted delight when someone makes a statement about something over which they have no … Continue reading

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The Way it Wasn’t

As graduation loomed nearer and the reality of the end sunk in, many in the Class of ’91 abruptly (and radically) altered their habits. For the most part, social structures and standings faded and the soon to graduate seniors interacted … Continue reading

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Men Are Scum

It was an ordinary day at Northeast High School. The second bell between classes was about to ring and all the students rushed to make it to class before it did. Well, all but one. As other students darted around … Continue reading

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How I Got the Worst Nickname of My Life

There’s a certain card game that I have difficulty with. It’s not the game itself that bothers me, in fact, I actually enjoy playing it (at least when I remember I don’t actually hate it). The problem stems from only … Continue reading

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Couple Skits

I’ve written before that I grew up spending at least one week a summer at Lylewood Christian Camp. A mainstay of all summer camps (and a highlight of the session) is skit night. I always enjoyed skit night. I liked … Continue reading

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