Wednesday, July 7 & Thursday, July 8

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In 1993, I spent the year writing in a blank datebook from 1954. Now, in 2010, I'm posting each page on the web and writing about it. You may want to start at the beginning.

1954: July 7-8

Lovely drawing of, I think, Jess' eyes by Brandon.

That's one way to work out some aggression -- breaking stuff! This wasn't the only time I took out my anger on soft drinks. Years before, while working at the ballpark concession stand, my boss Lee and I took a six-pack of store-brand pop that had been sitting in the stand for a year out to one of the ballfields and had a little batting practice. Soda cans are deeply satisfying to hit with a bat -- they typically crack open loudly, and spray their contents everywhere as they fly from the bat. You've got to be ready to wash up afterward, but it's good fun -- and cheap, too, if you use the generic stuff. I'm pretty sure I replaced the 2-liters after I did this (I seem to recall them being Diet 7-Up or something similarly unpopular).

The Stadium Dorm at Ohio State was a student dorm built under the western stands of Ohio Stadium. My grandfather lived in them for a year when he went to OSU, and it was the only financial aid I received from the school. The Stadium Dorm was a scholarship dorm when I was there, and was described in the literature as a self-sufficient community with its own cafeteria, study center and more, so I was excited to check it out. You'll have to wait to hear how it turned out.

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This page contains a single entry by Andrew Huff published on July 7, 2010 8:13 PM.

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