Footprints around the world

I look at the world map, and start counting the places around the world where I…

The games I learned to play

I don’t think any of us can say that they have never played games. As children…

No family heirloom, but… those rings…

I haven’t grown up with the idea that as the firstborn I will inherit the family…

Vignettes of some missed connections

Only as alone as I want to bePassing all the people standing on the streetThe fallen…

Teachers leave those kids alone!

We don’t need no educationWe don’t need no thought controlNo dark sarcasm in the classroomTeachers leave…

Memories frozen in time

In a recent post I mentioned how doing research for a family tree has sparked some…

Showing herself… aka as showing myself

I originally posted ‘Showing herself’ on 30 November 2010, which was actually the beginning days of…

Family tree sparks memories

Last week I visited my daughter, and as we sat outside, enjoy a bit of a…

Out cold…

It’s funny how you sometimes just can’t think of anything else, no matter how hard you…

Snippy, my mom’s dog

Back when we lived in Namibia, we lived in a house on the outskirts of one…

She wanted to be set free

Content note: death, grief, passing of a loved one. Every year on the fourth of July,…

In the heart of the desert

When I read MLSlavePuppet’s comment on my post Ephemerality, a memory from my childhood was sparked,…

Ephemerality

Swakopmund, South West Africa, December 1976 Just like the year before my parents had driven the…

Hit and Run

Content warning: death of a child I’m really enjoying the prompts Feve is setting us, which…

Riding, riding, riding…

The moment I saw the prompt ‘ride’ a memory from my youth came to mind, and…

Forgive, Never Forget

Life is a journey where we love and learn, where we stand and fall and stand…

Musical Memories

Music has the power to transport us back to places we have been, things we have…

Prime Color

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. ~…

No Need to Escape

Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you…

Winds of Change

Wind… that’s the first prompt of Feve’s summer writing project, Reminiscences. When I saw it, I…

Dating Experiences

I have written about dating on my blog before (disclaimer: some of them are sponsored posts),…

Memories & Moments

Memories can be sparked by simple things – a song on the radio, a smell, a…

Near Misses

When I saw the subject ‘A Near Miss’ it immediately made me think of relationships; of…

Life’s a Journey

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. ~ Albert Einstein I have…