"I have seen #deer clear a fence twice as tall as them with a single hop. No running start. Just jump. It looks like it happens in slow motion and with room to spare. Spiking it on the other side with their springy legs. They seem to have a little attitude about it, like elite gymnasts."
"an insatiable need to know how things worked or fit together. Initially, this meant taking things apart. I left a trail behind."
Taking Things Apart
"It was a durable cookie; you could put one in your back pocket and it would be fine hours later when hunger set in"
"I'm a rebel just for kicks, now
I been feeling it since 1966, now
Might be over now, but I feel it still"
Barefoot by Choice
"In the summertime, the ground was dry and hot. Even though the soles of our feet would become like leather, we still had to be aware of where we stepped. There were many dangerous obstacles."
"Dad said I could drive until I got tired or ran out of gas. He also told me not to hit the tree, then climbed off the tractor as it was moving, and walked back to the house."
Kids on Motor Scooters
"Grandpa smiled slightly, clinching a cigar and drooling a little spittle down his cheek. I never saw him actually light or smoke a cigar, but he was seldom not chewing on one. Of the old German tradition, he rarely showed emotion. This was him being proud and happy."
"I was handling a small .22 rifle around the farm before I was in first grade."
As a kid, I found some real #gold...
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I Shot Tommy Fitzpatrick
In the back.
While he ran away.
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"First and second grade where in the same room..."