Copyright 2011, Bill Yovino, All rights reserved.
A Caga Tió (or Tio de Nadal) is a log that poops candy and presents at Christmas. Children beat it with sticks and sing songs until it does its business.
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A coming of age story.
We played baseball. No leagues, no parents, no play-dates, no umpires. We had no helmets, batting gloves, catcher's masks, or bases.
I was in the eighth grade the year of my most memorable Christmas - working with my father and coming home to a house full of relatives.