childhood Archive

No Matter How "Adult" You Become, Who Is the Person You Are in Your Mind's Eye?

I once had a boss describe me as “graceful.” It was meant to be a casual compliment, an observation more than flattery. In the moment, several major things went through my head, causing me to essentially short-circuit:1. Is she screwing around with me the way Josh Franklin did in high … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was 12 Years Old and a Few Hundred Feet Away When the Twin Towers Fell on 9/11

Over the past 15 years, a few terms have been coined for my age group that you may be familiar with. One of the most popular is “The 9/11 Generation.” The term is meant as a catchall for millennials from around the country who were in school on September 11, 2001.Members of this … Continue reading Source link