“We need a place just for us. It would be so secret that we would never tell anyone in the whole world about it.” –From the Bridge to Terabithia, 1977. My cousins are posing with their bicycles in this photo from 1980. The original, which was taken by my father in East Texas, is out […]
I loved going to Huntington Beach as a child. Surprisingly, someone captured our visit on film in 1971. I’m the little one in the front with the ponytails. That’s my brother Billy to my left and my sister Becky to my right. Over Becky’s left shoulder is my cousin Kathy who died a few years […]
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Portrait of an American Town Upper Arlington, Ohio, often referred to by its initials, U.A., is part of the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan region. U.A.’s population is around 36,000. In 1982, the town’s annual Fourth of July parade theme was Portrait of an American town. America has changed so much since 1982. Sometimes, I find her […]
I joined a group of writers publishing journal posts every day during the month of June. I thought it would motivate me to write but I just ended up feeling guilty for not writing like I said I would. When I’m staring up at the ceiling at night I have so much to say. So, […]
From Patrick F. , Penned in 2009 “This is a photo I took of my daughter, Christina, in August of 1983, near her third birthday, at the community pool. She’d learned to swim while she learned to walk… “I have thirty years of memories of her. She was assertive and active in her mother’s womb, and […]