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Catching the Waves by
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Prompted By Aunts & Uncles

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"It's really a blast," I wrote in my travel diary. That was high praise in 1966.
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Upon Reaching the Age of Three, by Myron Unger by
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Prompted By Father's Day

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Upon reaching the age of three, what does a little boy expect from his dad?
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Surfin’ Safari by
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In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, all of them ending with a tumble into the surf.
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Appetite by
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Prompted By Altered States

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He took a bite and chewed it, slowly and deliberately, as the rest of us talked. Then another.
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Jackson’s Third Birthday by
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Prompted By Toys & Games

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We know your passion for trucks, and so / We come to the park bearing trucks.
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Stop the ERA by
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Prompted By Women's Lib

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We asked just two questions. The first was whether they supported or opposed the ERA. The second ...
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Disco Inferno by
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Prompted By Dance Crazes

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There were men dancing with men, women with women. Aaron had brought us to a gay club—our first.
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Self-Control by
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Prompted By The First Time

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Close your eyes and think of baseball.
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Mr. Meat Guy by
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Prompted By Cooking

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My father employed the same grilling method as every other suburban Michigan father in the ‘50s: incineration.
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Moloka’i Dream by
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You could relax there, she thinks. You could get away from it all.
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