The Attic


All of the material that has been posted on In My Backpack since December of 2008 has been filed away, reflected by the categories noted here... and hopefully where they truly belong.

In some cases, you may find that an article or segment contains the designation "From the Backpack". This basically means that the material was presented in somae fashion previously. For most instances, it will involve articles that I bring back from the original format of In My Backpack, which means it was likely posted at some time from March of 2003 through December of 2008. This may also involve things such as: (1) Materials retrieved from notebooks, papers, and other sources I've discovered in boxes, cabinets and more around the house. (2) Items published/posted previously, and I have obtained the rights to the material.

General Interest ~ Columns published here can be on just about anything.

Interviews ~ The material in this section is exactly what it looks like.

Sports ~ Ok... yeah... this is easy enough too. (Thing is, since Terry keeps telling me she has no interest in columns about sports, the best thing to do was find a special spot for them separate from the rest.)

Travel ~ Two basic things will appear in this section. The first is just about any type of travel article I produce, from the diaries that have been here all along to summaries of trips and other comments. The second is a home for The Ballpark Tour... reviews and adventures from visits to baseball stadiums as Dad and I make our way around the country with the intent of seeing a game played in every stadium.

The Diary ~ This area serves as an archive of the monthly Now Playing columns, which have been designed as a monthly diary of sorts with links, short observations, and a less formal presentation than an actual essay might provide. Since most links to external sites usually end up not working for any of several reasons, generally only the most recent twelve calendar months will be available and active on the In My Backpack web site.

ComplemenTerry Designs ~ And finally... Terry's web site. Use this link to get to the home page for Terry's projects, crafts, and efforts. Well worth a look.

Local Friends For Local Business ~ The community-driven effort to teach you about your neighborhood and surroundings by supporting small businesses and unique treasures.

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Are you looking for information about my published works? The Writing & Books section of In My Backpack has material that covers all of the professional efforts and how you can order them.


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Interested in checking out some pictures? In addition to writing, I have occassionally been called upon to do some photography work. Click on the logo/link and you can meet some of the people I've worked with, learn a bit about each of them, and see several shots I've taken in for the In My Backpack Photo Gallery.



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