Tag Archives: childhood

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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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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