Monthly Archives: February 2011

remedial reader

I was a remedial reader in the 8th and 9th grade. I remember the small room off the side of the gym. I have no idea what my classmates were doing, but I was given a booklet of paragraphs followed … Continue reading

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I remember my mother’s stories

My mother used to tell us stories when we were little. I asked her once to write down tales of her childhood but she never did. I remember a tale about her being lost and rescued by someone in a … Continue reading

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houses

When we were first married we rented a one bed room apartment in Virginia for the huge amount of $75 a month. It was everything we needed for our American inheritance style furniture: the bed and dining room table from … Continue reading

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