Mis Amigos Locos is an expansive, organized, and perpetually growing collection of memories, funny stories, pictures, and generally entertaining stuff from the lives of a small handful of friends who grew up in Redding, CA.

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17: Childhood Nemesis

I’m With Ya, Foote!

Back when we were kids, most of us played soccer in the Redding Parks & Recreation league. Though I was certainly no David Beckham, I have many fond memories of night games at Tiger Field, sweaty shin guards, and the smell of grass in my cleats. I usually had the honor of playing on the...

The White Shirted Stoner

I only had one major event – 6th grade I think – that actually resulted in violence. There was this white shirted stoner. He had a white T-shirt every day – likely the same white T-shirt. I think his name was Terry. He was huge for being a 6th grader. He lived in a little...

A Pretty Peacefull Childhood

I managed to get through my childhood without a real “nemasis”. But there were a few run-ins that occured, but they were minor at best. Catholic School Bliss There were no bullies at my Catholic school. I would assume that is because if you were a bad kid you were smacked down by a nun...

My first fight.

Justin F. He was a kid who moved to town during my 6th grade year. He was an absolute idiot. I can’t describe it any other way that does him justice. He was one of those kids who tried to gain acceptance by acting like a fool whenever the opportunity presented itself. He was loud...

TOPIC: Childhood Nemesis

Just about everybody had a childhood nemesis at one point or another. Maybe you were brutally and actively picked on by someone, or maybe there just was some punk kid who you had it in for. Whatever the case, it’s time to tell us about it. Come on, it’ll be therapeutic. What were the circumstances...