Passing Judgement

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Did your high school have judges? This one did. And the job of High School Judge had its ups AND its downs. [ Read More ]

I Will Not Hide Inside The Cupboard [VIDEO]

Emily tells a story about going to Catholic school and trying to find ways to stretch the rules. [ Read More ]

Young Love

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Madeline Mayo and I weren’t just in love. No, all the stars and the heavens had aligned for us. [ Read More ]

How to Tell You’re a College Student

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My friend Amy and I were home from college for the summer. We were in her parents’ kitchen making lunch when her mother walked in. [ Read More ]

My First Day of High School [PODCAST]

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Doug tells the story of one of his first days of high school. He thought he was saying hi to his cousin but boy, was he wrong! [ Read More ]

How We Learn

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I’m nearing the end of a Drivers Ed lesson with a slightly nervous teenage girl. We role our 1995 Chevy Malibu onto an empty dead-end road and I instruct the girl to stop in the street, a few feet away from the curb. My driver is about to attempt parallel parking for the first time. [ Read More ]

The Ghosts

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As kids, we all had bands, teams, and clubs with fun names. But The Ghosts, they were everything. Air band, kickball team, and general group of youngsters. [ Read More ]

More Than the Naked Eye [PODCAST]

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Brandon tells a story about being a little kid and asking his mom science questions. Some of the answers left quite the impression on young Brandon! [ Read More ]

Anti-Prom

With our intense love of Lord of the Rings, bodies discombobulated by puberty, and a complete lack of fashion sense or taste in popular music, my friends and I decided that we weren’t going to get dates to our 8th grade prom. [ Read More ]

Drug Awareness Flop [PODCAST]

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Pia tells the story of when she decided to give her daughter in drug awareness. Let’s just say, things didn’t go as planned. [ Read More ]

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