Monthly Archives: August 2012

Last Episode

After about a month, I decided I needed a vehicle. I asked my brother Irving to look for something I could afford. That Saturday I picked up a second-hand 1954 Skyliner Ford. It was a beautiful car. It had a … Continue reading

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Episode 8 Monday

That first semester for me flew by. There were some weird people in that college and they weren’t all students. My world history instructor was an old woman with a doctor’s degree. She said her grandmother dated Andrew Jackson. She … Continue reading

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Episode 7 Sunday

You should be able to pass those with flying colors.” I was nodding the whole time and hadn’t said a word. I finally said OK. He rubbed his chin a few times. “There’s just one more thing. We’re going to … Continue reading

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Episode 6 Saturday

Christmas of 1954 came and went. 1955 began and I was ready for college. My brother, Irving, picked me up and drove me to STC. I had an old duffle bag with sheets and clothes. He dropped me off, waved … Continue reading

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Episode 5 Friday

Both Kelly and I failed to realize that you are supposed to start college in September, not January. But as I said, ignorance is bliss. We were going to college. We found State Teachers College and walked into the registrar’s … Continue reading

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Episode 4

An Idiot’s Guide to Entering College It was still a rainy day in December when I picked up Kelly. We had no idea about what college to attend. We were going to the nearest college. If it had been a … Continue reading

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Episode 3

“OK, let’s go. I’ll pick you up tomorrow morning. I’ll borrow Mom and Dad’s Mercury. They should be pleased to hear I’m thinking about going to college.” Now neither Kelly nor I were college material. But ignorance is bliss and … Continue reading

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