Category Archives: Childhood memories

Milk Delivery Days

When I was growing up in the 1960s, our family had a milk man.  I can remember Mr. Taylor’s bluish gray milk truck like it was yesterday.  We had a silver insulated “milk porch box” on the back porch where … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Memories

My memories of kindergarten days are at best a little fuzzy.  My sisters and I each attended kindergarten at a local Presbyterian Church which was about a three-minute drive from our house. Years later, I would attend Brownie and Girl … Continue reading

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Lollipop Lessons

My mother and two sisters used to tell a story from my childhood in the mid 1960s that I don’t remember too well. It’s all very fuzzy in my brain. There was a five-and-dime close to where we live that … Continue reading

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Childhood Tetherball

Do kids play Tetherball anymore? I grew up in a wonderful neighborhood in the 60s and 70s.  It was a typical neighborhood for that era where the husbands got up and went to work every morning and the wives stayed … Continue reading

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Mope

I’ve said this before, but sometimes it amuses me as to the things that first pop into my head when I read the WordPress one-word daily prompt.  Today’s word is mope. Upon seeing that word, a memory popped in my … Continue reading

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Playful

Today’s one-word prompt is playful. Early last evening, my husband and I decided to go walk a few laps at a local park that we had not frequented in some time.  It’s a small park but very nice and peaceful … Continue reading

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Charlie the Crow

This afternoon, I heard the cawing of a crow from my backyard, and it brought back vivid memories of a certain very popular black crow that was a part of my childhood. He was known as “Charlie” and he periodically … Continue reading

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