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Bringing Backup by
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Prompted By Children's Books

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This is more about books and reading and being a weird little kid than about any single book. I was a nerd. A geek. A prototypical Poindexter (a nickname I was actually saddled with for a time). Books didn’t beat me up the way other kids did, so I loved them with all my heart…
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Just Keep Driving… by
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Prompted By Going to Work

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Neither the nondescript stores and the black wilderness of the Meadowlands on one side, nor the dark cemetery dotted with barely visible white tombstones on the other, gave me any assistance.
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Hello, Darkness by
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Prompted By Attention Span

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Mom used to joke that I had "the attention span of a gnat."
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A La Famiglia! by
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Prompted By Mealtime

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One meal, though, stands out because I took pictures.
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The Gift That Keeps On Giving by
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I have always been one who prefers to deal with negative emotions by assiduously not focusing on them
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Drunk Bool by
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Prompted By Manners

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Her name was Barbara but her nickname was, for some reason, "Bool."
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The Devil is in the Details by
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Prompted By Dating

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Boticelli could not have painted an angel more lovely than Angela.
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Scaredy Kat by
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Prompted By Dating

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And a very fetching cat she was
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A Memorable Birthday by
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Prompted By Anniversaries

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My Mom decided that having a kiddy tea party would be fun.
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