Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt #41: Baking with memories

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Baking with memories It is funny how the sight of any of gram’s belongings can draw up memories… Continue reading Photo Prompt #41: Baking with memories

Creative Writing

More than I can chew

On November 1, 2020 I spontaneously decided to join NaNoPoBlano for the first time. So, here we are on day #3 with my day 3 post titled, “More than I can chew.” I was aiming for a bit of humour today while still trying to stay true to my 2020 photo prompt challenge. ————————————————————— More… Continue reading More than I can chew

Coffee Blog

A Writing Sparkle Coffee Memoir

My mild taste for coffee turned into a full blown addiction. My nervous system needed the stimulant to function. I needed the caffeine because of the benefits of improved alertness, concentration, energy, clear-headedness, and feelings of sociability that it kindled. I was long past the person who needed a cup of coffee in the morning,… Continue reading A Writing Sparkle Coffee Memoir

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First loves don’t last

There came a point when carrying a rubber hammer in my car for whamming on the alternator became embarrassing. There also came a point when getting a ride home from the tow truck driver became ridiculous. That was the point I was at with my navy blue Acclaim. I had always felt a little resentment… Continue reading First loves don’t last

Memoir & Life Stories

Growing a Baby – Journey of a Mother

The Penis Chronicles presents “Growing a Baby – Journey of a Mother”   The bright florescent lighting in the main bath barely casts any light into the aged and worn shower stall. The dimness is intensified by the faded grey tile displaying calcium build-ups like a medal of honour. The water just won’t reach the… Continue reading Growing a Baby – Journey of a Mother

Memoir & Life Stories

Child vs Adult

I created this post in response to a fun writing exercise from Patti Miller’s book Writing Yourself: A journey of discovery the revised and expanded 2001 edition (original 1994). The exercise can be found on page 99, “Workshop IV: Finding Your Voice.” Basically, you take a memory and write about it in the present tense… Continue reading Child vs Adult

A to Z Blogging

A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter D for Diaper Cream

The two of them were so small. I remember thinking how hard could it be to watch two fast moving toddlers for a few hours? I watched the two of them run down the hall on tiny little legs, the best of friends since boy met girl at 8 months old. They rounded the corner… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter D for Diaper Cream