Tag Archives: memories

Twittering Tales #109 – 6 November 2018

Gran placed fresh flowers every day beside the last image she had of Grandad. She said he loved flowers, she felt an obligation to honour him in that way. We puzzled over what she saw. Grandad had been dead years, … Continue reading

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Time To Write: Rain [Creative Writing Prompt]

“Listen to the pouring rain, listen to it fall Its raining it’s pouring, the old man is snoring.” My mother would croon this to me as I lay down to sleep. It was more pertinent when it was actually raining, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #176 – June 21st- Trains

Photo © Jim Kable (Used with permission) My mother would pack my lunch into my globite school bag and shoo me out the door, so I would catch the train to school. The train station was a short walk from … Continue reading

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#JusJoJan Daily Prompt – January 5th, 2018 – Memories

Memories They are all around us aren’t they. The past is such a major part of our lives, we find ourselves in conversation saying such things as, “You remember when?” Our memories are great conversation starters and at times conversation … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of November 15, 2016 – A Sign of Hope

Image: Barb CT of the blog, Gallimaufry.   It was the old-timers who remembered. The times when the harbour was alive with commerce and trade. When fish as long as your arm could be caught off the jetty. Then the … Continue reading

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#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – Memories

“Fairies do belong – In the magic of our hearts,” It was my grandmother who first alerted me to the fairies in our garden. Grandmother cultivated ferns of all descriptions and amongst them lived the fern fairies. My grandmother was … Continue reading

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On Popular Demand – Rest is the sweet sauce of labor

My neighbor works in her garden Bent over many hours Pulling weeds, fighting snails and slugs It’s an all-day battle One she knows will never end But a small victory is better than none. When I offer help she refuses … Continue reading

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