The Personal History, Adventures, Experiences & Observations of Peter Leroy

Eric Kraft
“The Memoirs of an Earnest Screwball”
Created 14 Apr 2021
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  • 116: The copy of . . .
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    10 THE COPY OF The Amazing Randy the Unbreakable Record that Matthew gave me was badly worn. Matthew must have played it often. I had to strain to hear Randy through the hissing and popping on the fir...
  • Topical Guide 116
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Fragility, Vulnerability THE COPY OF The Amazing Randy the Unbreakable Record that Matthew gave me was badly worn. Matthew must have played it often. I had to strain to hear Randy through the hissing ...
  • Topical Guide 115
    21 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Disease and Illness: Childhood Diseases: Chicken Pox I GOT THE CHICKEN POX about halfway through the second grade, and I had to stay in bed wearing flannel pajamas with the ends of the sleeves sewn sh...
  • 115: I got the chicken pox . . .
    21 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    9 I GOT THE CHICKEN POX about halfway through the second grade, and I had to stay in bed wearing flannel pajamas with the ends of the sleeves sewn shut so that I couldn’t scratch my vesicles. One day,...
  • 114: Matthew and I were . . .
    20 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    8 MATTHEW AND I WERE THE BEST READERS in Mrs. Castile’s class, and she let us gallop through all the anthologies that the school had on hand. When reading time came around, Matthew and I would go down...
  • Topical Guide 114
    20 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Melancholy “Do you think I’ll be happy someday?” he asked. I looked at him. He wasn’t looking at me. I thought of lying, but I didn’t. “No,” I said. We didn’t say anything more to each other that day,...
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