Category Archives: College

Disco Inferno, or my first job out of college…

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As we move into the early months of spring, this year’s college graduates are thinking about what their next move will be. Those with great grades, important degrees, who attended ivy league schools, will have an easy time; in fact – they probably have those jobs lined up right now! Others who’ve “attended” college, have liberal arts or majors with… Read more »

Squeaky and Bootie, a fairy-tale romance

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(a reading delivered at rehearsal dinner just recently…)   Once upon a time in a land faraway on the rocky coast of Fairfield county, and following 48 hours of labor, there was born a lad named Wallace Booth. His parents, not well of mind, decided he should carry the nickname Booth which often times created much confusion down at the… Read more »

Old Family Recipe

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When one gets older the concept of cooking comes much more easily. Like life, much of developing one’s cooking ability comes with a bit of “in the field” experience and a great degree of common sense. Common sense is a learned trait though, as this story will confirm… I went to a small college in Western Pennsylvania. Quite a venture… Read more »

College Dis-orientation

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Why Parents Need Freshman Orientation More Than Freshmen – National – The Atlantic Wire. It’s that time of year, summer’s moving to a close and many of you will be dropping your kids off at university for the first time. Having had three children go through a variety of college experiences (one is still there), I was amused to read… Read more »