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Cobble Trip

/ Stories / Kid / Jan just told me a current story of her granddaughter getting her foot caught between the subway train and the subway platform as the train started to pull away. She’s black and blue but still … Continue reading

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Thumb Ball, Knuckle Duster

Stories / By Age / Kid / Two, linked: Thumb Ball I became a good athlete when I took up skiing, devoted myself to it, would start doing squat jumps in September, strengthen my legs by December. I can remember … Continue reading

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Worm Car

Stories / By Age / Kid / I’ve told how Rudy was my best male friend, my best friend period, my only friend: in a neighborhood of me and a bunch of girls (my age slot, that is, my immediate … Continue reading

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Rocket Science

Stories / Kid / c. 1948, @ K. 2012 04 21 Rocket Man Around the sixth grade some older kid asked me if I wanted to help him launch his rockets. Sure. The kid showed me: he bought solid fuel … Continue reading

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Ladder Liability

/ By Age / Kid / When I was a kid neighbors were always asking me to mow their lawn, trim this and that, wash their windows. They asked me directly. I don’t remember ever refusing. In some cases I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Wish

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Knatz.com / Personal / Stories / by Age / Kid / My best friend when I was around the seventh grade was John. Once day I was marauding my neighborhood on my bike: as … Continue reading

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Odd Couple

Information is difference, any difference that makes a difference. In a row of $100 bills a penny will stand out. Never mind the supposed value; it’s a question of information, of difference, of contrast. I’ve been resurrecting a series of … Continue reading

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