Ramblings Of A Man Named Joseph Carro

Posts tagged “Girlfriend

My Friend Mikey

Posted on December 5, 2018

Sometimes, I think back about friends I had who are no longer with me. This doesn’t have to have anything to do with death, mind you. Sometimes, as people, we just outgrow each other. You move, you go to different schools, you get married. Those kinds of things happen and are pretty inevitable in life. One of these friends I had who fits into this category was named Mike. We all knew him affectionately as Mikey. We met one summer when my mom moved us to Shawmut Street in Lewiston, Maine. We lived in a crappy apartment, infested with fleas and in a bad part of town at the time. We didn’t notice much of that as children, though, only remembering it when we…

My First Girlfriend

Posted on August 13, 2018

The first time I saw Becky Dearborn, I was very intrigued by her. She wore a school uniform, which consisted of a long, muted-in-color tartan or plaid skirt, knee-high stockings, shiny black shoes, and a clean white blouse. She wore an accompanying tie which sometimes varied in color during later times I would see her. Her hair was close-cropped and done up in a bob style, and to top things off she wore a black choker around her neck. She reminded me of Natalie Portman as Mathilda in the movie Leon: The Professional. I’d been swimming at the local pool with my best friend Tom when his girlfriend Sarah showed up. Sarah was gorgeous – with long, curly blonde hair and what I thought…

My Top Ten Favorite Comedy Movies

Posted on August 9, 2018

Well, we’re right in the middle of summer and at the theaters right now, people are lining up to see their favorite summer blockbuster action films. I love action films – and you can see my Top Ten Favorite Action Films right HERE – but I think one of my favorite genres is Comedy. Whenever my wife and I sit down to watch a movie during dinner, or whenever I want to wind down for the night if I’m by myself, I pop in one of my favorite comedy films. Just like the rest of the other Top Ten lists on my blog (you can see the entire list under the Categories tab on my main page, under Top Ten), this list is numbered…

Cosplay Confessions: Steve Custer Cosplay

Posted on March 2, 2015

Cosplay Confessions is yet another monthly feature I’ve added to my blog. Every month, I plan on featuring a different cosplayer and my interview with them, along with photos featuring their cosplays. This will not only be beneficial to the cosplayers themselves – because any publicity is good publicity when it comes to updating your fans on which conventions you’ll be at, and what you’re working on – but it will also be beneficial to those who are interested in cosplay as a hobby. Since this is a new feature, I have asked some cosplayers I know to fill out my questions and it’s my great pleasure to introduce a cosplayer I just met online (through his girlfriend, who is a friend of mine)…

Friend Files #2 – Tyler Gaylord

Posted on December 30, 2014

Friend Files is a new feature I’ve added to Away With Words, this being just the second installment. I will be interviewing a friend of mine and showcasing why they are a friend to me and what I like about them, and also a mini-interview (five questions) that detail what they think of me. It’s a way to acknowledge my friends out there and what they’re up to and introduce them to my larger group of friends, acquaintances, and anyone else who might be interested in reading. Today, I will be talking about Tyler Gaylord. Before I get into what I think of him, here is my mini-interview with Tyler (exchanged over e-mail, since he’s in California currently) where he jotted down just a few…

The Joys Of Cosplaying

Posted on May 8, 2014

I’ve always had a thing for Halloween. I didn’t always have the best childhood and Halloween was one of those days out of the year where I not only got free stuff to eat but I also got to dress up and be creative. Dressing up was an escape from the realities of my life – I could be Spider-Man or Batman or whoever I wanted, as long as I could create the right makeup or come up with the right outfit. Sometimes, being poor, that wasn’t easy…but I always found something. When I became a high school student, I started to stay mostly away from the pre-packaged Halloween costumes. I would take components from them if I did buy one but I’d add…