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I led a very untraditional lifestyle when I was growing up. My father, whom I later realized was schizophrenic, had the wanderlust to travel, which our family did for about 6 months of the year. He would remove me out of school and we would take off for various areas of the country, living in our Volkswagen van. ( Although I am sure that today’s public education system would not allow it, somehow I think my father would have taken me out anyway.)
It was quite an adventure for a child like me. I have a vivid memory of cracking eggs in a big, black, iron frying pan over a campfire in the Badlands in South Dakota. The rocks the pan was on were not sturdy, and the pan fell sideways with the eggs slowly leaking out onto the pine needles on the ground. (Clumsy then…still clumsy.) I remember traveling…
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