Monthly Archives: June 2011

Two Friends Study Colloquialisms

Summer reading for Ansel Head and Wilbur included Mark Twain. His loveable character, Huck Finn, referred to the runaway slave, Jim, who was soon to be his travelling companion and friend, as a nigger. To the baby boom boys, this … Continue reading

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The Friend’s Threesome Breaks Up

Being the middle child, Ansel Head was used to being in the middle. Since he knew no other arrangement, he tried to make the most of it. That was the situation in which he found himself with his two friends … Continue reading

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The Three Friends Sing-Along

Birmingham University School was too full of too few aristocrats’ boys to field winning teams. Outreach for private schools had not yet been invented. Inclusion was against the law in Alabama. Affirmative Action was still over the horizon. Winning, a … Continue reading

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