Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now? (ericcoleman) wrote,
Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now?


1961 - 2 years old and living in Glenville WV, probably still in the house that I don't remember, rather than the trailer that I don't remember, and of which neither is there anymore.

1971 - 12 and living in Des Moines in the house on 31st street that is no longer there. The song Don't Go Home was written about that house.

1981 - 22 and going to Drake University and living on 26th street in a tiny attic apartment that Charlie Chesterman nicknames The Garret. It's not there anymore.

1991 - 32 and living in Chicago, my first child is born that year. We are still in the nasty apartment on Winthrop with the crack house downstairs and the bipolar manager who wanders the hall with a loaded gun. Shortly thereafter he commits suicide.

2001 - 42 and living in Ames, IA. The less said about that time the better

2011 - 52 and still living in Ames, but doing much better now. Lizzie moves in a couple of days. We will move again just before the wedding. Life could not better be.
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