They torn down Lafayette School this week. It has been abandoned for as long as I can remember.
I found these historical photos of the Rath Packing Company on the Library of Congress website and took the others a few months ago.
Frodo Baggins: [closes his eyes] I can see the Shire. The Brandywine River. Bag End. Gandalf’s fireworks, the lights, the party tree. Samwise Gamgee: Rosie Cotton dancing. She had ribbons in her hair. If ever I was to marry someone… it would have been her. It would have been her! Frodo Baggins: I’m glad to […]
Songs, facts, making fun of a girl’s name, fighting with a friend who would later become my enemy, insulting a person of a different race in self-defense, my last memory of Alex Lemons, a boy who got brain cancer and died when we were twelve, the “Pocahontas” incident at the talent show, not getting the […]
I walked a mile around the fence in leaking shoes just to be with you. I don’t know what I was thinking about exactly. Everything and nothing all at once: songs, facts, making fun of a girl’s name, fighting with a friend , insulting a person of a different race, my last memory of Lemons […]