It All Comes Down To….

This. “Runners to your marks.” I spent the whole day being anxious about the track meet that was to begin in the afternoon. I couldn’t think of anything else. I was to run the high hurdles and compete in the long jump. I was OK at the hurdles but I was really good, if I …

Leaving Home

My father remarried. I was his best man. I actually made a story in the morning paper. Being barely able to grow a beard, I was nevertheless keen to do so. It was a scraggly thing that my father was hoping I would get rid of before the wedding day. My hair was a bit …