Story archives - tag: "youth"


When I was 19 I wrote my 40-year-old self a letter that I am about to read.

tags: youth adulthood [add]

2010-09-23 13:36:14 / Rating: 830 /


While my mother and her boyfriend were upstairs I quietly removed his size 34 jacket from the back of the chair and replaced it with my nearly identical size 46.

tags: humor size mother youth conflict [add]

2010-03-03 10:34:32 / Rating: 450.75 /


I was eight years old and he said I was beautiful.

tags: molested molestation childhood youth [add]

2009-10-12 11:58:51 / Rating: 543.75 /

st. mojo

I had only had my driver's license for a few weeks and really hadn't given much thought to what would happen if you hooked up the jumper cables on the wrong terminals.

tags: car driving youth [add]

2009-02-24 11:10:55 / Rating: 451.5 /


She meant to say "You crack me up," but the words escaped as "You creep me out."

tags: child humor niece misunderstanding youth [add]

2008-02-08 16:50:28 / Rating: 681 /

she has no name

When I was 2 years old, I nearly burst into tears because Minnie Mouse's house was plastic.

tags: childhood memory youth disney [add]

2006-11-28 09:59:39 / Rating: 628.75 /