Home alone

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Handwritten page of a diary dated April 16, 1994

… few of the things I did when my parents took ALL THREE of my brothers to the pinewood derby contest and left me blissfully at home alone for the whole day:

Dressed up and drew a picture of myself .. well, myself with a different body and longer hair.

Went outside and walked along the very top ledge of the retaining wall (which would’ve given my mother a heart attack if she was here) AND I strutted and sang “I’m a model, you know what I mean and I do my little turn on the catwalk.” I thought I didn’t even like that song, but it did come in handy.

Noticed it was a full moon, and started singing “Full moon and empty arms, the moon was there for us to share but where are you” which is a song from a Frank Sinatra CD given to me by Basement Jerry next door.

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Join the club

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Handwritten page of a diary dated September 15, 2000

… sent home a note to parents that it was time to join clubs for the coming semester. I almost didn’t give it to her because I knew she was going to stick her nose in my decision. And yes she asked me what clubs I was thinking about and I told her Video Gaming.

She said, “How much Duke Nukem can one boy play?”

I said “Duke Nukem is practically an antique.”

She asked if there wasn’t some other club I might actually get something out of, so I said “I don’t know Mom, maybe the Gay-Straight Alliance would give me the chance to talk through some things.”

That didn’t exactly get the reaction I expected so I said “Aren’t you going to ask me if I’m gay?”

She said she wouldn’t mind if I was gay but she knows I’m not and I said how do you know that and she said she didn’t think a gay boy would hang a half-naked picture of Carmen Electra by his bed.

Good point Mom. Good point.

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