Molly has appeared several times in these excerpts from my unpublished Darien High School memoir, but always in a minor role. Now here she is in some of her complexity. The three other recurring characters are Theresa, Priscilla and Scott. Unknown
In high school, we knew even as we were living through them that we’d look back on our social lives as a series of soap operas. That’s what I discover from the section quoted this week from the journal I kept at the time. In this excerpt from my
Just as we choose our friends but not our family members, as children we don’t choose where we live. Only as adults can we make that decision, even if our options are limited. And just as we might love family members we don’t much like, along with
A+. The grade I gave myself in the friendly confines of Fox Television for my performance as president; equivalent to my Wharton MBA. See “Fox Television”; cf. “Wharton.” Attorney General. My personal lawyer. See “personal lawyer”; cf.
Whenever a question of liberal or conservative journalistic bias comes up, I think back to my eleventh-grade social studies teacher, Mr. Sykes. This week’s episode from my unpublished memoir about a blind student (me) in Darien High School shows
Last week, Gretchen made her first appearance in these excerpts from my unpublished high school memoir when she accepted my advice on how to reject a boy who was interested in her. Her name came up as I broke up with my girlfriend, Theresa. In this