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The Red Metal Cooler

I didn’t know what cutoffs were until I moved to Tampa, Florida with my family after living in Holland for three years. My next door neighbor, Terry Parrish, a boy three years older than my seven years, walked over to me on our first day at the new house while I helped dad unload the car of suitcases, the old beat-up red metal cooler with… 694 more words

Personal Essay

Pink School Desks, Camp New Amsterdam, 1958

Photo by Martha Nickerson from the collection of Kalliope Amorphous 6 more words

Kodachrome

All Hail Fearless Leader!

Dr. Paul R. Ristow, the principal of Soesterberg American High School from roughly 1990 till the base closed in 1994, would think the title of this blog post is funny. 223 more words

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