Tag Archives: Memories

When We Were 18

When we were 18, we were college freshmen. We were part of the same pack of friends though I always felt somewhat like an outsider, a result of both my own shyness and my, at that time, underdeveloped sense of … Continue reading

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Merry Freaking Christmas

Between me and my sister, I’m the one who is more sentimental about things, I think. The childhood ornaments we still have are mostly mine. There’s this gem, the classic styrofoam circle covered in felt with foil thingers glued to … Continue reading

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Nine

On September 11, 2001, I was 27 years old. I was working at my alma mater, a small, liberal arts college in northern New Jersey, 30 miles west of Manhattan. I had only been in my job for eight months … Continue reading

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