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About Life in the 50’s and Retired Ruth
Blogs I Follow
- Real Surfers
- The British Postal Museum & Archive blog
- 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
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Monthly Archives: February 2014
Tiny orange blossoms sprouted up overnight. Dolly didn’t notice at first. They spread past the bushes, filling in the yard, climbing up the bell pull and strangling the clapper with tough, stringy vines. Each morning she took a pair of … Continue reading
I grew up near the banks of the Blanchard River. Our house was at the top of a hill, our farm was gently rolling, and looking out our kitchen window to the east was a field that we called “the … Continue reading
Sold. He smiled. Finally he had sold a painting. He remembered the words of his mother, ” … don’t be an artist. Get a real job. Something you can support yourself with. You can play around with your paints … Continue reading
“Who’ll gimme twenty, gimme twenty?” “Didn’t your parents ever throw anything away!” Dave’s comment broke my concentration on the auctioneer’s song. I glanced his way, but he was moving toward another table loaded with the treasures of my parents’ lives. … Continue reading