Brewers Inside and Out – Writing Archive

In the sixth grade we were given the assignment to create our own magazine.  I think I took the “write about what you know” thing to heart because I made my magazine content about the Milwaukee Brewers.  At least I thought I knew what I was talking about.  And as you can see below, Pete…

Writing Archive – Hamlet Essay

Going back to my Shakespeare high school class for this post.  I believe we were assigned to find a common theme throughout the play and write an essay about it. This is typed up as it was originally written, and includes commentary from my teacher: Hamlet’s Suicidal Tendencies Through his actions and words, Hamlet gives…

Writing Archive – The Talking Snowman

My dad’s 77th birthday would have been this coming Saturday.  In this story from childhood I cast him as a villain, and I can’t recall why I did that.   I suppose it added an extra layer in the fight between good and evil. I was probably a little young to understand that I basically wrote a…

The Big Game – Childhood Archive

Here’s yet another short story written for grade school, presented as it was written. I”m not sure when this was completed , but I assume sometime before 4th grade.  If nothing else it proves I was already interested in writing about baseball!  So let’s take another trip back to the days of giant sheets of…

Let’s Start at the Beginning

I have been writing since being taught how to make the alphabet appear on paper. We had those huge sheets of lined paper that were meant to guide us to keep lines of text straight and what proper height of our letters should be across the page.  About a year ago, my Mom informed me that she…