Compartments Pt. 3: Kip

We wanted to wait, at least until after Christmas. That only meant we’d be waiting three days, anyway, so it wasn’t too bad. So much of our time had been poured into this. We had to do it right. We owed it to Clara and Winnie to get as much of the story as we…

Paltry Poultry

I believe a lot in the little things in life. If there’s one R-Rated zombie comedy that came out in the last 5 years whose message I can get behind, it’s Zombieland’s of “Enjoy the little things.” And this is a topic I could and intend to talk a lot about, but I’m just going…

Compartments Pt. 2: Shill

It was weeks before I was able to find anything else about Winnie. Admittedly school had me bogged down pretty hard. Ms. Copper made sure to bring everything out of English that I might hate about it. We finished To Kill a Mockingbird, followed by a series on Edgar Allen Poe. We only read the…

Blue

Deserted islands are a lie. At least how we know them. It would be easy to get cynical and say that we’ve romanticized the concept of a desert island too much, but that’s nothing short of an injustice. It was my own fault for thinking, when the plane was falling out of the sky, that…

Grains of Salt and Baseball Diamonds

It has been a week, my friends. The first week of the new semester, specifically, but a doozy of one to be sure. New classes, textbooks, and the start of Sing Song. I am thoroughly enjoying all of these, particularly the latter, now as a proud member of the Men of Trojans. There are few…

Compartments Pt. 1: Calliope

I wasn’t really upset about the things you’d expect me to be upset about. I mean, I wasn’t really upset at all. That was more for Terri. For a boy entering junior high, I wasn’t as attached to my friends and surroundings as you’d expect. When we were told that we’d be moving in a…