I think it was when I was in third grade when it happened. There was a girl named…well, let’s just call her Becky, even though that wasn’t her real name. And no, this isn’t one of those tragic love stories or missed connections or whatever that seem to be the popular rage these days. No, the story was pretty simple. She had a stuffed frog named Elmer. He was a little bean bag sort of thing. And he used to sit, folded up in a seated position on her desk. A friend of mine named Erick and I used to…

Duane Gundrum

Author of Innocent Until Proven Guilty and 15 other novels. Writer, college professor and computer game designer.

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