Play Spud, Catch Fireflies, Run Through the Sprinkler

*** I am one of the lucky ones. My childhood was filled with laughter and love and long days spent outside that rolled into the evening. When I think of my formative years, I picture myself playing outside on the lawn, riding bikes through the neighborhood, going to the park, splashing at the neighborhood pool, […]

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Youth-ink It’s Funny

Last night, my friend Currie and I sat under one of the cabanas at a picnic table while we observed Youth Night at the pool. Kids aged 10-18 could come out, listen to the hired DJ spin tunes, enter the “splash” contest, eat pizza, dance to “The Cupid Shuffle” and “Cotton Eye Joe,” and just […]

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