Category: Life

  • Kids Don’t Walk to School Anymore

    Kids Don’t Walk to School Anymore

    I live on a quiet suburban street. In fact, I have returned to the house I grew up in. There is an elementary school and a middle across the street; I attended both. The traffic is insane at drop-off and pick-up for both schools. I do not remember it being like that when I was…

  • Speed Racer and My Superpower

    Speed Racer and My Superpower

    We moved to the new house in 1970, so I must have fell head-over-heels for Speed in 1973-74 when I was seven and in the third grade. That year our local TV station WJBK Channel 50 UHF Detroit began running the cartoon at 3 pm about the time school got out for the summer. I…