Due to budget cuts Be the Boy has moved to Summer Blogging hours. Details can be found here but here’s another story in 100 words or less.
All The Futures a $1.29 Could Buy
When I told my wife I used to read Archie comics she laughed and asked why I didn’t read “real” comics.
I explained that at age ten I needed to escape but I was too much of a realist for heroics. Super powers felt out of reach but driving a crappy car and having two girlfriends seemed reasonable enough. At the time I would have settled for the car so I could as drive far away as possible.
I had very simple dreams back then.