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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thornton P. Knowles On Childhood Possessions

Growing up in West Virginia I had four prize possessions: a few baseball cards, a harmonica, a pocketknife, and a Duncan yo-yo. I liked the bubblegum more than the cards, couldn't play the harmonica, didn't have a practical use for the knife, and stunk at yo-yoing. Still, I loved those things.

Thornton P. Knowles

3 comments:

  1. How on Earth did poor Thornton survive without PS4 and Instagram? If he were a child today, his parents would be prosecuted and probably shot for child neglect.

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  2. Yes, things have really changed and I'm not sure for the better.

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  3. Well just call me Madame Ambivalence. So much to love in *now* but so much not to love! For instance, I love love LOVE having the world at my fingertips, and being able to read like this!

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