Tag: Harry

Homeward Bound

I wrote the following story in response to a writing challenge to show that history is something that we are a part of and not some far-off event. Currently, it is a few minutes after 7 AM PST, the sun is low in the eastern sky. It has been 48 years to the day since this…

Tom, Dick and Harry

…write [a] scene from three different points of view. —Writing 101, Day Nine: Changing Moccassins—Point of View NOTE: I apologize to Blogging University for combining some challenges and disregarding others in order to tell a story that has been part of me for 45 years. “Oh my God! Help me, HELP meeeee! Oh NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!” Harry awoke with a…

Safe at Home

I stood outside my house, lunchbox in hand, waiting for Harry to stop and pick me up for the ride to work. It was 7 AM on Thursday, July 24, 1969 and today marked one day shy of a year from when we first met, and our relationship had strengthened and grown in the intervening…