Category Archives: Tales from my youth

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

This week for Mama Kat’s Almost World Famous Writer’s Workshop I chose prompt #1.)    Write about a time you were forced to step out of your comfort zone. There were many times when I have been forced to step out … Continue reading

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Old Mr. Brown

When I was very young and needed to feel grounded I would run next door where old Mr. Brown lived I would spin him a tale and feed him a line The steps weren’t many from his house to mine … Continue reading

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Sundays at The Old Home Place

When I was little the biggest “tradition” I remember is our pretty much whole extended family going to my grandparents every Sunday for dinner. Now it may not have been EVERY Sunday but it seems like that is what I … Continue reading

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That Was Awkward!

Awkward moments As most of you know, I grew up in a very small town. It had one elementary school, no middle or high school. Once you got past middle school age you had to go to the one middle … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Watching You

Yesterday I posted about being “watched” in response to Mama Kat’s Writing prompt. I would like to elaborate on that subject for just a moment. I would have included this yesterday but it would have made the post way too … Continue reading

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You’re NOT the Boss!

Boss “You’re not the boss of me” she said with a defiant look on her face. She stomps her foot, puts her hands on her hips and leans over from the waist. “ I SAID… you’re NOT the boss of … Continue reading

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Pin That Tail

Trouble I was five years old when my babysister, SuziCate (The Water Witchs‘ Daughter), was born.  I remember being so excited when my mom was going to the hospital to have her and I made sure my mom and dad … Continue reading

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