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Battling the Wizard – Part VIII

24 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 3 comments

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I – Part II Part III – Part IV – Part V – Part VI Part VII The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. It was on the drive to the hospital that the reality of the […]

Battling the Wizard – Part VII

23 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 2 comments

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I – Part II Part III – Part IV – Part V – Part VI The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. I was riding cloud nine. It was ski season and work was going well. […]

Battling the Wizard – Part VI

22 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 4 comments

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I – Part II Part III – Part IV – Part V The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. Shortly after New Year’s, as I sat freezing in the basement, tired after a long […]

Battling the Wizard – Part V

21 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 1 comment

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I – Part II Part III – Part IV The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. Each day on the mountain, no matter how stressful, left me smiling and happy. Each day […]

Battling the Wizard – Part IV

20 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 1 comment

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I Battling the Wizard – Part II Battling the Wizard – Part III The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. When Jesse finally finished moving out, I quickly moved […]

Battling the Wizard – Part III

19 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 2 comments

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I Battling the Wizard – Part II The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. The house is a four bedroom, two bathroom stand-alone with a backyard that abuts Bear […]

Battling the Wizard – Part II

18 February, 2014 (06:45) | Growing Up | 6 comments

Continued from Battling the Wizard – Part I The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. For the first time in my life, I felt uncomfortable in my own home. And it was all thanks to our […]

Battling the Wizard – Part I

17 February, 2014 (06:44) | Growing Up | 9 comments

The following catalogs the turmoil that led to my sudden move to Nederland at the end of January. It’s extremely long, though each part is reasonable article length. I pecked away angrily for forty-five minutes as I tried to perfect the words I planned to say. But in that time, my anger waned. It always does. And […]

Attaboy

7 February, 2014 (07:19) | Family | No comments

I can still hear his voice. “Attaboy,” he would say with a deep throaty laugh. He would say it with quiet pride, as if the words welled up from his center and he was simply letting them slip out because they would build up inside otherwise. At his 90th birthday a few weeks ago, my […]

A Less Than Graceful Exit

25 January, 2014 (18:04) | Growing Up | No comments

I am extremely grateful for everything you’ve done for me over the years. I appreciate your generosity, your humor, and your friendship. Even more so, I appreciate that you let me ruin your day and borrow your car at an ungodly hour to attempt to help my friend keep custody of her child. I understand […]

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