Tag Archives: childhood

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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Needing A Mother’s Tender Care

I sorta laughed to myself when it dawned on me what I had suddenly found myself wanting as I laid on the couch that day.  And continuing to think about it, tears fell hard when I realized the depth of … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Toy Story

Daily Prompt:  What was your favorite plaything as a child? Do you see any connection between your life now, and your favorite childhood toy? I’ve decided that there is no way I can pick a favorite toy or plaything from … Continue reading

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Memories of My Father

I try not to be sad around Father’s Day, but I am.  I miss my dad.  A lot. Sometimes I pull out old VHS tapes of him and watch them.  They bring a rush of emotions that flood my soul … Continue reading

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Mr. Potato Head Memories

I grew up as a child in the 1960s.  Back then, I loved to play with Mr. Potato Head.  But we actually used real potatoes as Mr. Potato Head’s body.  In the 60s, Hasbro was forced due to government regulations … Continue reading

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Missing Mother

As I have done every year for the past several years on April the 13th, I’ve thought about my mother. Today she would have been 89 years old.  That’s hard for me to believe and I find myself wondering what … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  It’s back to school time (hard to believe huh)?  Where did the summer go?   What did you like most about going back to school when you were a kid? My Answer:  I always loved shopping for school supplies. … Continue reading

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Do You Remember These?

  I came across something very special tonight while going through a drawer.  My parents gave me this transistor radio in 1967 for my 8th birthday and I thought I had died and gone to heaven.  I remember thinking it … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth

As usual, Mother’s Day this year made me naturally think about my mother more.  She’s been gone for 7 years which still doesn’t seem possible.  For some reason, recently I remembered a time when I had lied to my mother … Continue reading

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Do You Remember These?

When I was a little girl, there was a local five-and-dime within walking distance from the neighborhood I lived in.  Every year at Easter time, they displayed dyed Easter chicks in their front window, just like you see in the … Continue reading

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