I Learned a Lot Growing Up

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    The Smell of Beer

    It was 3:30 when I walked through the front door from school. Mom was still asleep on the couch and beer cans were still on the coffee table, the house reeked of it. I reached for the air freshener and sprayed it around the whole house. My sister Bonnie came through the door...
    machinegunmomma machinegunmomma
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Sep 10, 2008

    Good and Bad

     I think sadly most humans have good and bad memories growing up. I learned alot from all those things growing up and I can't say I would be the same person if I had missed any of those memories. I do wish I hadn't had some of them though. Some trauma leaves an emptyness you...
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 30, 2008

    No Other Choice

      I learned how money came and went, i learned about the bills-I stressed over the bills. WHile i was in my class instead of thinking about what the teacher was saying I was thinkin about how this bill and that bill was going to get paid. Not that i'm not thankful...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Mar 6, 2009

    The Summer of Old Black Water

    The year was 1971 Daly City California. It was summer time, school was out and not long before it would be starting back up again. Nothing so far had been constructive or exciting for me. No siblings left at home to fight with any longer it was just me, the TV and all the...
    machinegunmomma machinegunmomma
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2008
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