Tag Archives: family

Uncle Fred ~ Michael #writephoto

When Uncle Fred went missing, it came as no great surprise. Mum had been saying for years that he was beyond help. Fred was her younger brother, a single man who spent most of his waking hours in the pub … Continue reading

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Growing old disgracefully…

Yesterday, I shared a poem about my great grandmother. Today would have been her two hundred and fifty fourth birthday and her cake would be a fire hazard. She would have been a hundred and twenty seven years old… and … Continue reading

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Generations #midnighthaiku

Generations spanned Many childhoods remembered Timeless gift of love

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Anjali Sharma

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Anjali Sharma  from Positive Side of Coin. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#Family – My Mother’s Fairy Tales by Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: This is the second post from the archives of Jennie Fitzkee, who with a career as a pre-school teacher for over thirty years, has some inspiring posts that reinforce that the ability to read and books are … Continue reading

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First and last through the gates ~ Christine Mallaband-Brown #writephoto

The stone gateway was imposing, the heavy gates looked too big to push open easily. The first time I walked through the gates I was 10 years old and very nervous. My grandma lived in the big house, but as … Continue reading

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Ginny Combs ~ Violet Lentz #writephoto

He swung a right, at what was left of an old barn foundation and slowed, winding down the faded ribbon of  Ol’ Ginny Combs Road, as it laced its way to the house where he and his would live out … Continue reading

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Honour ~ Hayley R. Hardman #writephoto

I liked walking around the little cathedral on rainy afternoons mid-week day because it was the quietest time. Everyone was busy at other places and ignored the grey stone structure tucked away in between the tall office buildings. The services … Continue reading

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Summer Reflection ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Twenty-nine year old Melanie Snyder stood sobbing at the shore of the lake where her Grandpa’s ashes had been scattered two years ago. She purposely had one hand inside her coat touching something precious she was wearing around her neck. … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars – Meet Dorinda Duclos

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Dorinda Duclos from Night Owl Poetry. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly photos, … Continue reading

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