Rereading My Childhood – A Year With the BSC #11: The End of Summer

A Year With the BSC is an informal series wherein I explore the 1990’s CD-ROM video game The Baby-sitters Club Friendship Kit. The game is more of a personal organizer; it features with a calendar, an address book, a stationary kit, a flyer maker, and a personality profile. I’m focusing on the more interesting aspect of the game: the personalized letters and the journal entries. The full list of entries can be found at

We start this week with some parting words from Dawn.


This game must have been published after California Diaries: Palo City the fictional town that Dawn moves to later in the series. It’s sad to see her go, especially since she’s one of the better BSC members. (She does what she wants to, and wears what she wants without criticizing Mary Anne and Kristy’s outfits, unlike another member I know, Claudia.)


Interesting prompt, Stacey. The end of the summer can be bittersweet. On one hand, you lose a bit of your freedom, but on the other, you’re going to school and bettering yourself – both for yourself and for humanity as a whole. While the end of summer-


What the hell are you on, Abby? What the hell is Grandparents’ Day and why are you wondering what day it’s on in the BSC Notebook? What was I saying? Something about summer? Ugh, forget it. Now I need to look up what the hell Grandparents’ Day is.




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