By Isaac Kakert
I am from… Jody and Patrick who I believe will be together
Donna and Vernon who always have with them the best
lemon drops I have ever tasted.
Joann and David whose Christmas parties are always
All Saints and Sacred Heart, where I made three of the best
friends I ever had: William, Ryan, and Tim.
I am from… Papa Louie who was always nice to everyone at
My Aunt Noreen (who isn’t really my aunt) but we visit her
on her farm all the time.
I am from… Tyler and Michael, my cousins who were always the
Sam always understands things that need to be known and
he is the most down to Earth person I know.
Brandon, a kind, funny, and knowledgeable person.
I am from… the big hill down my alley, it is great for riding bikes.
My big oak tree, it’s so big and old that I can’t reach the
branches, so instead I grab on to the big bark and use
them as handholds.
My backyard that has a basketball hoop on the garage.
I am from… “If I would have talked to my dad that way, he would
have back-handed me right then and there.”
“Un momento, por favor.”
“Have you ever heard of that old Brooklyn saying, ‘shut up