The Boys from County Hell

July 17, 2011

Tags: brothers, vacation

This summer I'm going to the shore with family. It's been a while since I've hung out with both of my brothers and I thought it was a good time to revisit this essay on fraternity:

Recently a friend whos been reading my blog asked why I only write about the things I think and not about things I do or stories about my life. Its a good question. And while the obvious answer is that Im trying to maintain some privacy, the bigger picture is (more…)

The Boys From County Hell

October 25, 2010

Tags: family, brothers, diversity

I have two stories for you about my brothers.

The first brother story is simple:
While walking home from first grade in the wintertime some older boys behind me started throwing snow balls. They hit the back of my coat and I ignored them, but finally one hit the back (more…)