Category Archives: memories

A Few of My Favorite Things

I posed this week’s question: Do you still have any of your old toys? I’m sentimental. I’d have more, if they had not been left in storage in another state by a relative of mine, and a few that were … Continue reading

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Dad, How Could You?

One Christmas Eve a long time ago, Santa came to my house and left a doll family under my tree. I was so thrilled! I had a mommy and daddy doll and a baby doll. The mama doll was a … Continue reading

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Gathering Around the Campfire

DISCLAIMER: This is the wrong topic for this week. For some reason, I thought today was October 1. So I guess I’m going to have to write about this week’s topic next month! This week’s topic is one I suggested: … Continue reading

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Favorite Beasts are a Myth

What are my favorite Mythological Beasts? Wow. Most of them are actually pretty bad. Except for unicorns. I was never terribly impressed with unicorns. Maybe it’s because I didn’t grow up in the Middle Ages, nor was I a little … Continue reading

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Time to Get Busy (and Learn)!

This week’s topic deals with our memories of end of summer or back to school. I always loved school, so even though I enjoyed summer and not having to wear extra layers of clothing, I always looked forward to the … Continue reading

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There and Back Again, Or Not

What’s the farthest you’ve ever traveled from your home at that time? Where did you go? That would have been my first trip to Arizona, when I was still living in my ‘native stomping grounds’ of the Washington, DC area. … Continue reading

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Murphy is Alive in Arizona

Vacation Misadventures (Vacations Gone Wrong) I almost wish this had not been asked; I’ve been trying to be more positive! I haven’t taken all that many actual vacations in my life. Not any real get-aways with family, and or even … Continue reading

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