Category Archives: Memoir

Shoes: Times Past

Sherri Matthew’s response to the prompt about school uniforms gave me the prompt for this month. Just the mention of platform shoes brought a memory flooding back and then as I thought about shoes other memories came unbidden. Are you … Continue reading

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Tonsils and Adenoids: Times Past

Recently I sat in the hospital waiting room patiently allowing the hospital processes to take their time. My surgery seemed to be scheduled for a similar time as that of the children undergoing removal of their tonsils and adenoids. I … Continue reading

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School Uniforms: Times Past

Finally all sorted after our move it is again time to go through papers and get rid of stuff that I . need to keep. Time to cull. During this process I came across my school standards and requirements. This … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry!: Times Past Challenge

I’m starting this post with an apology for suddenly disappearing without warning that Times Past was going on holiday for a couple of months. I know some of you wondered/worried what had happened to me and I’m sorry that I … Continue reading

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Return from Absence: Weekend Coffee Share 24th November 2018

Thinking of everyone in the United States celebrating Thanksgiving this week and I hope that everyone had a time of happiness with their families. Celebrations such as these can bring for some, however, much sadness as a day meant to … Continue reading

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Times Past: What is Memoir

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Irene Waters I started off this series for Charli saying that I had already written about what memoir is and at the time I chose not to repeat it. However, in summing…

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Horses and Childhood Dreams: Times Past Challenge

Thank you everyone for such a wonderful array of stories of your push biking days. We are starting to get stories from more places round the world and it adds to the richness of our shared yet different experiences. Charli … Continue reading

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