Tag Archives: My Youth

11-’15 Day 21 Lights in the Barn

A little girl runs across an open yard of green grass into the shade of an aging barn. The day is hot and she enjoys the cool damp smell of old cement and wood as she enters the big open … Continue reading

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11-’15 Day 20 Chicken on the Road

City folk think I’m a farm girl. Farm folk think I’m a city girl. -Me

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11-’15 Day 13- The Hamper 

To tell you this story I have to start before the beginning. My grandparents bought a farm house when they got married. They remodeled it and lived there till a few years before their deaths. Now my parents live there. … Continue reading

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(Extra) Ordinary 

See original challenge post here: (Extra)ordinary Challenge This is the doorknob that I have seen and used my entire life.

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Writing 101-4 Someone Lost

She held her hand delicately. She was surprised at how it felt – softer than her fuzziest blanket and as warm as a cuddly pile of blankets and friends on a cool night. She savored the feeling. Continue reading

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Old Prompt – Something All Kids Do

Reverse Shot:  What’s your earliest memory involving another person? Recreate the scene — from the other person’s perspective. I cut a strip from the purple floral fabric in front of me. Oo I am so excited to start this new project! … Continue reading

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Maybe a Little Odd for a Little Girl, A Little Cow

Imaginary Friend: Many of us had imaginary friends as young children. If your imaginary friend grew up alongside you, what would his/her/its life be like today? My imaginary friend … was a cow. Not just any cow, but a particularly small cow. … Continue reading

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In My Youth – One Windy Day

It’s early afternoon. The sky is mostly clear with just a few wispy clouds making their way across it. The sun has begun its downward journey toward the horizon again, though you would hardly notice.

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Four Sounds of My Childhood

Recently I have been noticing certain sounds and songs that remind me of my childhood suddenly, ridiculously, and irrevocably. Here they are in no particular order (and I guess there is more than four).

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Oh! I See What I Did There

  We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect. —Anais Nin I came across this quote recently and it really hit me over the head. I have posted some stories about my childhood and I plan … Continue reading

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