Chello Oyster House

A Cast of Characters My mother had an interesting series of careers. She worked in insurance offices, sold furniture, did factory work, sold Avon, Tupperware, and Colonial Craft, and even spent several years processing returns…

Flaxen

Stepping Over the Line There were several months at the beginning of my junior year of high school when I had a friend. There was a new freshman in several of my classes who seemed…

Justin

Bosco the Danger Clown Roller skates. In my junior year of high school, I joined the mini craze that was showing up everywhere. I had enjoyed skate boarding, but roller skating was a very different…

Overload

Too Much Feeling is a Beautiful Mess When I was in my junior year of high school, I was very in tune with volunteerism in the community and tried several ways to get involved in…

The House at 355 Main

A Memoir of Three Tenants My grandparents lived at 351 Main Street, where they ran their insurance business from the mid-1950s until about 1967 when my grandfather passed away. I began living there at the…