Tag Archives: childhood

Simply said, simply done…

When I was a little girl I created my very own life philosophy with six simple words. I spent time drawing them vertically on a small piece of poster board, decorating each individual word differently. I taped the board above … Continue reading

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How do you catch a cloud?

I am finishing up my student teaching semester. I like talking to the children so much I keep getting them in trouble. I haven’t been fired yet, but I get “the look” from my cooperating teacher as if to say … Continue reading

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The Christmas LIE

                           This anecdote happened 10 days ago! There I stood while “the question” lingered like a swarm of bumble bees gathering to go in for the sting, while … Continue reading

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Hey, water comes out of that thing…

Do you ever wonder in the grand scheme of the universe that teeny insignificant spontaneously free moments, that seem trivial and way too small and simple, could very possibly be the most  important things of all!

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North Carolina Part 2: Caterpillar tree

It was morning time and not yet so hot. They were up early…of course. Five human critters stood around the sad looking tree as if it were a birthday Pinata, looking high into the branches. One with the broom handle … Continue reading

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Dear Sweet Summer

Dear sweet summer came a whistlin’ in through my morning window today, sprinkling sparkly sun glitter on my bedspread and made me giggle at the chatter of a squirrel/robin quarrel. I followed with a lazy yawn and a morning stretch, … Continue reading

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Good night, Childhood

It wasn’t until I looked up into the evening sky a few months ago that I realized I wouldn’t be reading Goodnight Moon to my son Graham, now ten, ever again.  Actually, it had been years since we’d read the … Continue reading

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