Category Archives: Tales from my youth

Shelter From The Storm

Write about something you used to believe, but don’t anymore. Bonus: What changed?   When I was a little girl I always thought that you HAD to be quiet during a thunderstorm because making noise would attract lightening and increase your … Continue reading

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Clogged With Embarrassment

  This week for Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop I chose prompt # 5.) Something embarrassing that happened at school. I know it’s been eons since I was in school but the old noggin does recall a few embarrassing incidents that … Continue reading

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RIP My Dear Brother

Today we formally celebrate my brother’s life. My sweet brother passed away Friday after a courageous and hard fought battle against cancer. He was a man of incomparable compassion for others. He never wanted others to hurt or be sad. He … Continue reading

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Ageless Lies

Have you ever lied about your age? Why? Bonus: Do you think they believed you? As I have mentioned before, when I first graduated from high school, after living in St. Louis for a couple of months, I moved to … Continue reading

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A Date to Remember

It’s time for Mama Kat’s and her writer’s workshop again. This week I chose prompt #3) A memorable date.. It didn’t specify good or bad, so… here goes. Long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away, which means before … Continue reading

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Driving With Miss Peggy

Describe the worst teacher you ever had. I don’t know if I would consider this man THE worst teacher I ever had or if I even could because he never really ever taught me a subject per se.  He was … Continue reading

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The Tree Slayer

When we went to Philly a couple of weeks go we stopped in Virginia on the way up so that we could at least see my mom and dad. We stayed at my cousin’s house because even though it’s only … Continue reading

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