Memoir & Life Stories

Anticipate

Google defines anticipate as “regard as probable; expect or predict” retrieved November 1, 2019. Anticipate They bumped and rumbled over the runway. She imagined the tiny wheels getting smaller and smaller, worn away by the rough asphalt. Silly she knew but having never flown before it was easy to imagine things as very different then… Continue reading Anticipate

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Re-Blog – Sleep(less)

Sleep(less): A Young Police Mom & the Last Fingers of Tiredness As Zarya’s 5’3 and 135 pound frame enters the daycare she is swarmed by a mob of hyper toddlers jumping, hugging, grabbing, and generally causing mischief. One small hand reaches out and starts to pull her baton from her duty belt. With a mother’s… Continue reading Re-Blog – Sleep(less)

Memoir & Life Stories

Re-Blog: Santa Photo Mom

I originally post Santa Photo Mom in December of 2015. It is one of my favourite posts and I like to share it. Not much has changed since then except that there is no longer and duck and roll moves preformed when Santa makes an appearance. Some years since have had just the boys in the… Continue reading Re-Blog: Santa Photo Mom

Memoir & Life Stories

The Big Escape

The photographs have aged well. Looking at the soft blue sky in the picture’s background it is easy to image that humid oppressive Ontario heat blanketing the day with whispered promises of a lightning storm to come. That means there is a schedule to follow on this hot afternoon. The photographer stands unseen behind the… Continue reading The Big Escape