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Foul ball

I had size and heart and apparently was good enough to play the infield.  I played third and pitched and enjoyed the accolades for reasons other than being smart.   While the attention from the IHM nuns was flattering, it didn’t do me any favors outside of school.  I wanted to be cool.  I may not… Continue reading Foul ball

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At last

It began late last summer with the realization of “the lasts”.  While syncing my calendar with the school website, the reality of “the lasts” spread out before me, month by month. Last first day of school, last back to school night, last cabaret, band and choir concerts. The last midterm, the last dance; each day left of… Continue reading At last