Category Archives: thewaybackmachine

Sometimes People Do Change

If you had asked me 30 years ago whether I thought LH would ever be a friend, I would have either laughed in your face or cried. 30 years ago, I was in junior high. 30 years ago, I was frequently miserable.  30 years ago, I was bullied. Honestly, I can’t remember most of the…

The day I was one of the idiots…

When Gabe was really little, he loved to play with the phone. And, like most kids, there was no faking him out with a pretend phone. It was the real one or nothing. I knew I shouldn’t let him do it, but he was just too damned cute with that phone. I used to joke…

Brainiacs vs The Ass Clown

Bored teenagers are a bad thing. Bored, brainiac teenagers are worse. Bored, slightly pissed off, brainiac teenagers can be truly dangerous. Back in the summer of ’86, I was a rising high school senior and I was being recruited by a ton of colleges including the Air Force Academy. That summer, I went to a…

When Vic Finally Stopped Being Stupid

Back when I wrapped up Vic’s Story, I promised you our story and stories from the wayback machine. Life got it the way of my story telling. Between our extended house guests, Marty’s medical crises, and all the other random shit life threw at me, my story telling mojo was wrapped up tight. Sure, I’ve…

Spooktacular Fun

The weather this past week has made me so happy. I LOVE Fall…the cool crisp weather, the nights starting to come earlier, pumpkins, deep rich jewel tones. I also love Fall because it signals the coming of the holidays. One of these days I’ll have the time and energy to decorate for all the holidays…