Author Archive | Kerry Schicker

To My Grandparents: You Helped Shape Who I Am

This week would have marked my Pop Pop’s 102nd birthday. I’m thinking of him today, as I do so often. Many of my nightly dreams take me back to my Nana and Pop Pop’s house in Tampa, where I spent countless days as a child. I distinctly remember his underground worm farm, and after an electrical charge into the ground, I would run around […]

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Why My Son No Longer Eats School Lunch

I remember back when I was in elementary school, being rushed through the lunch line to make my selection and keep moving. The ladies behind the counter wearing their hairnets and rubber gloves were not the most pleasant to deal with. To a youngin’ like me, I just figured they were cranky from being in […]

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