When childhood meets adulthood

My extended family is rather large and spread out across the country. I have aunts and uncles older and close to my parents' age, an aunt that is only a few years older than myself and cousins we are waiting to arrive just months from now. As far as cousins in my generation though, I … Continue reading When childhood meets adulthood

If only I knew then, what I know now, or at least something close

Today I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. The prompt I chose was, “What about school do you miss the least?” In just eleven short days, our house will suddenly have a freshman in high school and it got me thinking about my own high school days - those, awkward, uncomfortable, and overly dramatic … Continue reading If only I knew then, what I know now, or at least something close

What I Didn’t Like About My 20th High School Reunion

Twenty years ago I fearfully graduated from high school. The future seemed risky and unstable. I don't really like flying by the seat of my pants. I like lists, schedules and plans. Unfortunately, I didn't have much of a plan after graduation except to accept the music scholarship I was offered because I didn't know … Continue reading What I Didn’t Like About My 20th High School Reunion

Denim Denial

Although I didn’t get this done in time to post on Friday, AGAIN, the Red Writing Hood assignment this week,  from Write on Edge , was about jeans. We all have a relationship with jeans. They can make us feel a range of emotions, and this week we were asked to write a piece in … Continue reading Denim Denial

Reliving My Childhood

The RemembeRed memoir assignment this week,  from Write on Edge,  is to write a memoir beginning with the words, "I miss my childhood..." Word limit, 500. I miss my childhood. Actually, no I don't. I've been wracking my brain for two days trying to make this writing prompt work for me, but seriously, I just … Continue reading Reliving My Childhood