Tag Archives: memoir

Afghan adventures #11 ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: A shorter post this weekbecause I’ve been running around like a headless chicken with the book launch. Plus, I felt this particular story needed to be told on its own. One day, Rosanna was awaiting … Continue reading

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Afghan adventures #10 ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: The bazaar held an endless fascination for me, although the attention my presence attracted embarrassed Hussain horribly.  He hated to see men staring at me. ‘’Mum, pull your chaddar round a bit more, those men … Continue reading

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Afghan adventures #9 ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: One night, only minutes after I’d turned off my lamp, the usual silence was shattered by the sound of firing. This wasn’t the normal reminder from Hisb-i-Islami on their mountain, to which we had long … Continue reading

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Travels in Afghanistan (6) ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Over the next few days there was a flood of visitors – uncles, brothers, cousins, friends – coming to welcome Hussain. And, they all wanted to meet the foreigner making me feel like I was … Continue reading

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Travels in Afghanistan (5) ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: We pulled up outside a flat roofed, mud built house, its window frames painted a cheerful blue. Here we would live and work until the permanent clinic, already under construction, was complete. Three people hurried … Continue reading

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Being Haunted… A True Story in Time for Halloween ~ Susie Lindau

Reblogged from Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride: Most think being haunted requires a creaky old house where a person died unexpectedly. The shock of a fall, suicide, or murder traps them between our world and the next. They believe these lost … Continue reading

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New Reviews Are In ~ Reblogged from D.G. Kaye

Well, it’s the Sunday Book Review time again, and as has been lately, my life is a bit chaotic and of course, it has cut into my book reading time. So today I’m taking the liberty to share some beautiful … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kevin Cooper ~ Miedo “Afraid”

Miedo ‘Afraid’ contains both of the volumes of the Miedo story: Miedo: Living Beyond Childhood Fear & Miedo 2: A Reckoning With Fear. After losing his mother at a very young age, Miedo begins to experience a plethora of paranormal/supernatural … Continue reading

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Finding the Beloved as the Wheel Turns, with Some Resistance, into Fall ~ Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from The Light Behind the Story: The air is thick with the dying breath of summer. It is holding on before its final surrender. For several weeks, it seemed as though fall had arrived early. Heralding its victory over … Continue reading

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A Teenage Daughter and Her Teenage Cat ~ Alethea Kehas #parenting

Reblogged from The Light Behind the Story: “So, when do you think she’ll no longer be a teenager?” my daughter asks me after her 13-month-old cat, Millie, nips her for the tenth time while she tries to pet her. “Oh, … Continue reading

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