Tag Archives: Memory

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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Conversation Time: Times Past

The prompt for this month is Conversation Time.Did you have a place that you tended to talk as a family? Perhaps the kitchen, laundry or dining room or somewhere else altogether.  I wonder if the advent of television changed how … Continue reading

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Agricultural Shows/Fairs: Times Past

Thanks to D. Avery for this prompt.  When she suggested it we had just had our public holiday for our local show.  I said at the time that we should stop having a public holiday when the show was on … Continue reading

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Hair Cuts: Times Past

Today I could stand my hair no longer and I took the scissors to it. Then, enthused with my cutting abilities I took the scissors to Muffin and gave her a trim. It set me thinking about when did I … Continue reading

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Infallible memories?: Memoir Monday on Tuesday

Last week I touched on how we make experience and why each person’s experience will differ from those others that have the same experience. This led inevitably to truth in life-writing and the frauds that have been perpetrated by a … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share: Nov 7th 2015

If we “were having coffee” I’d say how my first week with the new puppy Muffin was going. She is gorgeous but the disruption to our normal schedule is immense. I didn’t go into my office all week and feel … Continue reading

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Pitch to the Publisher

Here is what I think I will say in my verbal pitch to the publisher. If you heard this pitch would you be tempted to look at the manuscript further? All comments appreciated. Hallo I am Irene Waters. I am … Continue reading

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