Smile

It’s spring, and I’m eight years old. That puts us at 1998. Mom and Dad are heading out for a couple hours, leaving Drew in charge of the place. They’ve got to run a few errands before coming back to pick us up so we can all do family pictures at Sears. We’re supposed to go through our closets and find our Good Clothes. Our … Continue reading Smile

COME ON AND SLAM AND WELCOME TO THE JAM

Chris had been maxing out on all things nostalgic, thoroughly satisfied with his decision to have a ‘90s Day. He’d just beaten Aztec on Expert in Goldeneye, his belly was full of Pizza Lunchable and Mondo, and he was fanning out his Pokémon cards like they were hundred dollar bills. He went on youtube, watched intros to the shows of his childhood. He didn’t care … Continue reading COME ON AND SLAM AND WELCOME TO THE JAM

I REMEMBER

I remember Toy Story on Ice. I remember the dollar store, and games on floppy disk, and toy guns that broke within the day. I remember accidents. I remember warheads, and Pokémon trades, and pizza lunchables. I remember Doom. I remember snow days, and Wolverine’s blades, and hot wheels cars that went vroom. I remember recess. I remember box tops, and baby bottle pops, and … Continue reading I REMEMBER