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- Real Surfers
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
- Extraordinary Sunshine Weaver
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Monthly Archives: March 2013
Saturday Night, Pepsi-Cola, and soda crackers
Soda crackers? Really? They were considered a treat? It was 1961, and Saturday night was my favorite night of the week. Because Sunday morning and Sunday School followed Saturday night… it was bath night. Everyone got scrubbed from head … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged boomer blog, Gunsmoke, Have Gun Will Travel, Lennon Sisters, life, love, memoir, memories, Pepsi, Pepsi Cola, Saturday Night, soda crackers, write, writing 29 Comments
The Red, Red, Robin!
After a late season winter storm, this poor little robin took a walk on my newly shoveled walk. He may be a bit confused at all the snow but he triggered a musical memory for me. Thanks Mr. Robin! I … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged blog, boomer blog, Doris Day, memories, music, musical memory, robin, snow, spring, winter, writer, writing 15 Comments
National Ag Day
Check out the winning video essay for National Ag Day March 19 2013 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=96nkePrvpVI
Posted in Farm Life Tagged 2013, agriculture, blog, boomer blog, farm, March 19, National Ag Day, Winning video 2 Comments
Seven Sentence Story
Shoppers, who at first had formed an orderly line, suddenly surged forward like the gush of a fire hydrant to extinguish a blaze. I squeezed tightly but felt the small hand slip away. My fearful shouting could … Continue reading
Posted in Kids and Grandkids Tagged Blogger, boomer blog, lost child, panic, Seven Sentence Story 25 Comments
Originally posted on The Adventures of Dairy Carrie… I think I Need a Drink!:
So recently I have received messages from several people about some very wrong information that is floating around the internet. Of course I feel the need to get…
We were out on a date. In my Daddy’s car. We hadn’t driven. Very Far. Oh wait that was the Last Kiss. Sorry. Back in the 60’s there was a phrase – “Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed.” I don’t … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged 1960, boomer blog, crush, dating, first kiss, high schools, last kiss, life, love, lover's lane, making out, memoir, memories, teenagers, The Hollies, writing 20 Comments
Weekly Writing Challenge: Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction
Spring 1967. Unpacking the luggage from our 1963 Chevy Bel-Air. We were returning home from a cross-county road trip from Ohio to California and back to visit my brother who was stationed at Ft. Ord, California, near Monterey. It … Continue reading
Posted in My Life Tagged blog, Blogger, boomer blog, country life, family, farmers, life, love, memoir, memories, Truth is Stranger than Fiction, Weekly Writing Challenge, writing 23 Comments
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