I made Alexis again, she dislikes it. I think it’s pretty spot on.

I found these words, but almost lost them. You get more wisdom with age, but you also get more forgetful.

My abilities don’t do her much justice. Never learned to make my lines perfect.

I’m in fourth grade, its Valentines Day, and I got hold of some Spider-Man branded Valentines cards. Rules are, you hand them out to everyone, no one is left out. My fourth grade self made damn sure that everyone got the same exact, boring, generic, platonic card from me. Everyone except my fourth grade crush of course. Samantha something. Her card was Doctor Octopus, a six-armed Spider-Man villain, shouting “I can’t wait to get my arms around you!” A clear as day declaration of my feelings, all on the table.

One by one, she went through her cards and I waited for her reaction across the classroom. Finally, she held and read mine, looked to me, and called out… “EWWWWWWW KYLE!?”

My fourth grade self was crushed, never forget it.

If only.


The 24-year long war with my sweet tooth rages onward.

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