Memories of food stamps and getting ahead

Don’t rice and beans go with everything?

here are some memories of childhood that stick with you, others you can barely remember. I stop and wonder sometimes why those that you do think of from time to time stay with you. Maybe they mattered more. Maybe what was happening was an important event that helped shape you.

I can think of the time I was standing at the Safeway checkout lane with mom. The cashier was ringing up the…



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Abraham Villarreal

People are interesting things. I write about them and what makes them interesting.