Memoir & Life Stories

Favourite Thanksgiving

There is a 4 by 6 coloured photograph in one of my albums that captures the image of 3 cousins. We are standing on the gravel lane and dried leaves decorate that grey ground under our feet. Evidence that someone had been hard at work leans against the tiered retaining wall behind us; that old… Continue reading Favourite Thanksgiving

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A bloody fall

The Penis Chronicles presents, “A bloody fall.” “The funny thing about kids is they are the reason we lose it and the reason we hold it together.” – https://me.me/i/the-funny-thing-about-kids-is-they-are-the-reason-d01c53ddd6434414a6c8b1dfc8544e4c Have you ever read any of those sayings about parenting boys and it being harder to keep them alive? It that my heart has stopped and… Continue reading A bloody fall

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It wasn’t Dairy Queen that brought us running.

I remember the music. That catchy little happy sound that indicated the ice cream bike was coming closer. The heat of the summer was promised to melt away if you were lucky enough to have a bit of ice cream money tucked away. He would come around the corner with that ice cream cooler as… Continue reading It wasn’t Dairy Queen that brought us running.

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Deliberate Act of Artistry?

The Penis Chronicles presents, “Deliberate Act of Artistry?” Drawing on paper and on the DS has been a big thing lately. My kitchen is littered with images of people, our family, bad guys and superheros. When children are learning to draw there can be some really interesting creations. I am not sure how I would… Continue reading Deliberate Act of Artistry?

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Slow Motion Terror

Slow Motion Terror was originally posted August 25, 2018 as a 100 post: https://writingiscommunication.wordpress.com/2018/08/25/slow-motion-terror/ I have added a bit to it and edited it a tiny bit. The Penis Chronicles presents, “Slow Motion Terror” Taking the kids bikes camping became a great way for them to practice and it was also great for longer and… Continue reading Slow Motion Terror