Lance

Seesaws and High Times When I met Lance, we were both outside of the In crowd. We were both new to The Country School (TCS) and a little too odd for the inner circles. I…

Jar’d Idiot

Smart and Stupid My elementary school education was a mixture or wonderfully supportive places and big institutional brick buildings without a soul. When I boarded the bus for fifth grade, I was hoping for a…

Climbing Trees

The Best Way for a Kid to Get High My yard at 351 Main Street had many good trees for a youngster to climb. Apples and other fruit trees that were low and kind. I…

Silver Bluff

Wrong Side of the Tracks My mother remarried when I was almost eight years old. We had lived with my grandmother almost exactly four years. They were eventful years. My parents had divorced, my grandfather…