No Easy Layups in Niantic Park
Bill Eville
I liked to read a lot as a child, my specialty being books about animals, who of course died on the way to a tear-filled ending.
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Dreaming About the Old Days
Bill Eville
“Dad, tell me about the old days, when life was normal and we could go out and do things, like play with friends and drive off-Island for adventures.”
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Cheering for Camp Jabberwocky
Bill Eville
This past week Camp Jabberwocky announced it was canceling its summer season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Flying on Wings of Hope and Sorrow
Bill Eville
As I say goodnight to my 12-year-
old daughter Pickle, I ask her if she would like to walk, bike or drive to school the next day.
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At the Festival of the Falling Stars
Bill Eville
My daughter Pickle and I are walking the dog yet again, traveling the dirt road loop that stretches around our neighborhood.
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Travels With Artichoke
Bill Eville
I live on an Island filled with wooded trails but for years rarely visited them. My children do not like to ruminate while pondering the burnt orange leaves of fall.
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Once More to the Page
Bill Eville
I am rummaging around in my past in Tallahassee, Fla., here for a memorial service for Ned Stuckey-French, a former professor and friend who died too young.
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Between The Rock and a Hard Place
Bill Eville
Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson is my spirit animal. My daughter’s too. I suppose I should explain.
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The Ballad of the Neighborhood Bunny
Bill Eville
From my perch on a park bench I sit and watch my daughter age.
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High School Heroes Never Fade Away
Bill Eville
When I was a freshman in high school my hero got his ear chewed off in a bar fight in the parking lot of the Four Roses Bar.
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