Memoir & Life Stories

To grow, to transform, to become.

What is writing for you? This year I am writing a novel. It is February 27, 2021 and I am words deep in writing a fiction novel. This week though I am going to share an excerpt from my unpublished memoirs. I wrote my memoirs in November of 2016 during NaNoWriMo. This little excerpt talks… Continue reading To grow, to transform, to become.

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt #37: Black Indelible Ink

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… Black Indelible Ink In therapeutic discussions sometimes the question arose, “Could you change it?” Could is a verb… Continue reading Photo Prompt #37: Black Indelible Ink

Creative Writing

Photo Prompt 36: The Run

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… The Run It was the rhythmic feel of my feet alternately hitting the ground that pulled me back,… Continue reading Photo Prompt 36: The Run

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

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… The Last 24 Hours It wasn’t cold out, but it wasn’t hot either. It was jeans and sweater… Continue reading Photo Prompt #35: The Last 24 Hours

Parenting

Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

The rules are simple. 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… Young Love His little hand gripped mine tightly and an excited energy radiated off… Continue reading Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

Miscellaneous

Memoir Quotes

“Memoirs are the backstairs of history.” – George Meredith “Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.” ― Stephanie Klein “A tree’s wood is also its memoir.” – Hope Jahren “Memoir isn’t the summary of a life; it’s a window into a life, very much like a photograph in its selective composition. It… Continue reading Memoir Quotes

Parenting

Sugar and Spice (Guest Post from Marcia Siekowski)

Today’s post is written by Marcia Siekowski. Marcia wrote “Confessions of a Twin Mom – Fur Babies” which was featured on Writing is Communication in September of 2016. Marcia has been published in TWINS Magazine and Durham Parents of Multiples Newsletter. The Penis Chronicles presents “Sugar and Spice” “Sugar and spice and all things nice,… Continue reading Sugar and Spice (Guest Post from Marcia Siekowski)

Memoir & Life Stories

World of Unknowns

Static crackled preceding the dispatcher’s voice. My first shifts as a police officer had been anti-climactic with calls of stolen bikes, cattle crossings, and other frivolous calls that make-up small town Alberta policing. However, this one was different from the initial rapid succession of crackling on the radio. The dispatcher’s tone intensified requirements for swift… Continue reading World of Unknowns