Tag Archives: childhood

Daily Prompt: Out of Your Reach

Today’s daily prompt:  Was there a toy or thing you always wanted as a child, during the holidays or on your birthday, but never received? Tell us about it. When I was about five years old, I remember a trip … Continue reading

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Stink Bugs (But Were Afraid to Ask)

When I was little, I remember coming across stink bugs sometimes while out playing.  I grew up in the 60s and 70s and back in those days, kids played outside.  Our parents literally had to call us in at night. … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween was always a big day when I was growing up.  I love Halloween!  I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids and we always celebrated it and had a good time.  We started planning what we would be … Continue reading

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On Losing a Childhood Friend

I feel like my brain is disconnected from my body.  I didn’t sleep last night.  Or much the four nights before that.  I feel lost.  Like I don’t know where to go or what to do or even what to … Continue reading

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Remembering Elementary School Days in the 1960s

I often wish my sons could experience what elementary school was like in the 1960s.  I have fond memories of those days.  It seems days back then were more carefree and well, just a lot different from things today. Don’t … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  What’s something you enjoyed doing with your father when you were a child? My Answer:  My father was a pilot.  Occasionally, he would ask if I wanted to “go to work” with him.  I always jumped at the chance. … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Bedtime Stories

Today’s daily prompt:  What was your favorite book as a child? Did it influence the person you are now? I think I’ve written a post about this in the past but I’ll tell the story again.  Without a doubt, my … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Fantasy

Today’s daily prompt:  The Tooth Fairy (or Easter Bunny, or Santa Claus . . .) : a fun and harmless fiction, or a pointless justification for lying to children? I think we tend to raise our kids the way we … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Sensitivity

This is going to be a really random post. I’m just warning you up front.  These are just my thoughts– thoughts that have been pretty loud lately and rattling around in my brain. Yesterday I was in the bathroom doing some … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: 32 Flavors

Today’s daily prompt reads: Vanilla, chocolate, or something else entirely? I am going to assume we are speaking of ice cream here.  Ahhhh…. ice cream.  The thing I love but don’t eat much at all anymore.  My doctor and a … Continue reading

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