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Kids’ Shows, Back When They Were Good

17 Jan

Kids’ television shows have gone downhill since I was a kid in the 90s.

Here’s a brief list of shows from my childhood, in no particular order. Some are for really young kids, some are for slightly older. They’re largely educational (something modern kids’ TV shows lack) and entertaining.

Enjoy the trip down memory lane, and let me know what other great TV shows I don’t have here!

Mister Rogers

Wishbone

Zoom

Reading Rainbow

The Magic School Bus

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Just A Dream

16 Dec

It was just a dream. I say this because I hate stories where, in the end, you find out none of it really happened. So I’m letting you know. It was just a dream. But still.

Somehow, I was back in sixth grade. There was a school trip to some museum or other. We had just come out of the building. The sun was still out, it was probably nearing summer, or not yet winter.

The museum was near the water. It might have been a river or bay or the ocean, even. But there was a low wall, with a substantial ledge, and quite a drop to the water below. Looking down, I could see the water slapping against jagged rocks, the spray bursting and falling.

Then we were on the ledge, my friends and I. You know how dreams are, you just sort of end up in places. You don’t really travel.

So we were on the ledge. Sitting. Our backs to the water.

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