Category Archives: A 1960s Childhood

Orlando Vacation, Day 5: A Childhood Florida Fantasy

  I got up to have breakfast with Diamondqueen and the Hooligans in the Bayline Diner, but afterward we parted ways, they to the shuttle stop, me back to the room. I was discouraged to realize every muscle and joint …
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Orlando Vacation, Day 1, Part II: Shut the Hell Up!

Note: Diamondqueen notifies me of any mistakes I make in my blog posts. Cross-outs reflect the corrected mistake, which immediately follows. We made the long trek from the Cabana Bay lobby to the parking garage to get our baggage, then …
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My Second Rock Concert

In yesterday’s post about Halloween candy, I mentioned 12-year-old S.Hooligan is no longer interested in trick-or-treat. That’s the same age I was when I missed going out in costume for the first time, but it wasn’t for lack of interest. …
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Halloween Candy

It was a good Halloween this year. Rain threatened but restrained itself to a few sporadic drops. I was chilly in the beginning, but eventually I took my hands out of my sweatshirt sleeves and undid the scarf around my …
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What’s a Jingle Hop?

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My parents didn’t usually listen to the local pop/rock radio station when I was a kid, so I didn’t hear the more youth-oriented Christmas songs during the season until I was a pre-teen with a radio of my own. The …
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What I Didn’t Blog About Last Summer

It’s officially fall now. I’d made my peace with summer’s demise weeks ago, so it always takes me by surprise to realize the season is just now “officially” changing. In looking back at summer 2014 once more, I realized there …
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