Tag Archives: childhood

Instant Investigations

When I was in elementary school I had a detective agency with my best friend, Sara.  We roamed around our small town solving “crimes” and basically sticking our noses into other people’s business. I lost track of Sara when we went … Continue reading

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House I Never Lived In

  When I was about 12 years old my family moved to a neighboring town from where I had grown up. In the house-hunting phase, I still remember with clarity one of the houses we didn’t buy. It was at … Continue reading

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False Memory

  One of my earliest memories is of an incident that happened in my childhood. I was about 7 or 8 at the time and living on a rural road in a small community. A group of us children were playing … Continue reading

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Writing Challenge: Golden Years

Write…a synopsis of your memoir. What are some significant milestones in your life? Which age was the best, and which was the worst? For this challenge, I was reminded of a book I ran across called, “Not Quite What I … Continue reading

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The Big 1-2

It all started when I went to a fair and got my fortune from a gypsy fortune-telling machine for a quarter. The fortune said, “The onyx stone is your lucky stone.” So, I had to have one! I badgered my parents … Continue reading

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