Crackers and Cheese

A birthday gift

John Douglas Porter
Writers’ Blokke
Published in
2 min readApr 3, 2024

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My stepson and his lovely wife have given me a birthday gift of Wheat Thins and cheddar cheese, a gift that has reminded me of a traumatic experience.

The Experience

Years and years ago, I became a pupil in Mrs. Dorothy Dana’s kindergarten class. After the first few days, which were intimidating, I began to feel grown-up. I chose my own shirt, tied my…

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John Douglas Porter
Writers’ Blokke

John Porter manages his family’s cattle ranch in California, where he also writes screenplays, essays, and stories.