Chris Zantow’s Blog Year in Review 2016-17

My blog officially launched on October 9, 2015.  Last year I published a “year in review” at the one year anniversary mark. I decided to make it a yearly tradition, so here we are again.  The “year in review” details many of my posts in each category from the past year.  If you want to…

Writing Archive – Senior Class Question and Answer

I recently unearthed a high school retrospective book that I never completed.  It involved putting in pictures and lots of journal entries.  Even though I loved writing in school, this format wasn’t really my thing.  One part I did complete – albeit smart-assedly – was a Q&A section.  I thought now would be a good…

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…