All posts in Growing Up In Canton

March 5, 2014, No comments

“Oh, you wouldn’t recognize the place these days.” That is so true today in my Canton. For the most part, it’s what I don’t see. There are no kids beyond […]


Growing up in Canton: The trip ‘down the ocean’

November 6, 2013, No comments

As I’ve written before, “growing up in Canton” doesn’t mean that every formative experience happened in Canton. During the summer months, my b ...


Braunsweiger and cream cheese sandwiches

June 12, 2013, No comments

When we look back at our childhoods and tell our stories, we tend to embellish on reality a bit. At least in the good stories. You have been warned. I ...


Growing up in Canton: Entertained by the monkeys of Eastpoint

May 8, 2013, No comments

As I have written in earlier installments, growing up in Canton often meant venturing out to discover other things—so to speak. One journey of note ...