Tag Archives: children

Through the Eyes of a Child

Authors often take scenes or situations from real life and put them into their stories. So this week I asked my fellow bloggers, “Have you ever observed a gathering of family or friends and thought an incident would make a … Continue reading

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Also Starring…

This week we’re discussing secondary characters in the stories we create. According to a few sources I checked, secondary characters are more important to the plot than minor characters, but not as important as the major characters. Actually, I find them as … Continue reading

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You’re perfect to me

“My mom told me that I should trust the man who could see the sorrow behind my smile, the love behind my anger, and the reasons behind my silence.” ― Jill Shalvis, Always On My Mind     We seem to enter … Continue reading

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“Ekam Eveileb”

“Children are the ones that know exactly what’s going on in the world, you know. They ‘see’ more than adults, ‘believe’ in more, are honest, and will always, ‘always’ let you know where you stand.” ― Cecelia Ahern, If You … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of Summer?

What happened to Summer Vacation for schoolkids? When I was in elementary school, (1st-6th grades), we felt free when school was out. And we were out until the first business day after Labor Day, (which, before the Monday Holiday Bill, … Continue reading

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Throw Mama from the Train a Kiss

Jillian-the-Fox keeps inspiring my posts, (which is strange, because I know she doesn’t like writing prompts), and her post this week about her mother in NYC reminded me of my mother’s New York tales. This one involves my mother and … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Daylight Savings Time and a Symmetrical Birthday

I wish, wish, wish that the powers that be would stop with the changing of the clocks. They need to leave it alone. Every year, I drag around for months after loosing that hour. I know my body clock should … Continue reading

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