Category Archives: Memories

Puzzled

For many years I’ve enjoyed puzzles as a way to spend time with my family and friends,  as well as a quiet way to think things through and chill. It started more than fifteen years ago, always in summer. I’d … Continue reading

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The Bold Tapestry of David Bowie

  I wasn’t cutting edge enough to really get David Bowie, when David Bowie first burst on the scene. His first album (David Bowie) was released in 1967, when I was four. I remember hearing the Beatles; I remember hearing … Continue reading

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Reclaiming My Dad, On Father’s Day

Also Featured on Huffington Post, read it here. When life throws you a 100 mph curve ball, that hits you in face… and then another, and another, there are lots of things you can do; if you’re a child, set … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Lost In the Music

Each week, writers from all over the world join in the 100-word flash fiction challenge, that is Friday Fictioneers. Rochelle Wisoff-Fields herds this collection of kool kats, and this week, David Stewart provided the photo. If you’d like to join in, … Continue reading

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What Comes After? A “Stop, Drop and Roll” Approach to a New Year…

This is a reblog of a post I wrote, three years ago– four days after my mother died. On this, the day after the third anniversary of her death, I’m sharing it again. Each year, when I read it, I feel new … Continue reading

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Graduation Day… or, On Becoming a Lobster

Little Man, stepping off into a big, bright future. On June 7, 2014 my youngest child, Little Man, walked across the stage at a local college gymnasium and got his high school diploma. As it was when his older sister … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: I’m Talking to You!

Friday Fictioneers, the most wonderful flash fiction on the interweb! Warning: highly addictive! Rochelle Wisoff-Fields pulls it all together, asking participants to write a 100-word story, with a beginning, middle and end, in response to a photo prompt, and to interact … Continue reading

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