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Asa Palmer and I played lower stakes rec league ball against each other.
He started at center for the Optimist basketball team, and I tried to guard him for my Kiwanis Club, which became increasingly impossible as I hit my long growth lull and he continued to grow rapidly. The Palmers eventually moved away and I lost track of them but curiosity about what happened to them drove me to brave the snowy New England roads during the winter cold snap known as the bomb cyclone looking for the youngest son.
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Palmer works as an arborist. His hands were huge and strong and his thick black beard was laced with white, the first frost of middle age encroaching.
He was grounded just then by a fractured ankle, while a layer of January snow coated the Berkshire hills where his house sat, tucked between a marsh and a graveyard. By spring he should be clambering up their tree trunks again, using an millimeter-wide nylon cord, unless the tree is coming down, in which case he can gouge his way up with spurs, paying little mind to the digs and divots he whittles into the bark.
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We commiserated over footboards on beds and, most of all, airplane seats. Palmer approximated them for me with a pterodactyl-like squawk. He laughed at the memory. Palmer laughs a lot about being tall and it probably goes without saying that it is a deep, resonant laugh. There was the time when he was 19 years old Lookijg Looking for tall into the spurs and going to concerts went to Foxboro Stadium with a girlfriend to see Elton John and Billy Joel.
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