Tag Archives: childhood

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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Monday’s Question

Question:  If you could go back and pick a favorite children’s book/books to read, what would that book (or books) be?  My Answer:  I would probably read the three classics by E.B. White: Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the … Continue reading

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