Category: <span>childhood</span>

We spilled out of the car, my brother and I rushing into the long lines of evergreens. The fresh, sharp smell of short-leaf pines wrapped around us as we bickered…

childhood life nostalgia

I recently looked through an online listing of homes for sale and came across one that was built in 1912.  I love old homes and began to click through the…

childhood life nostalgia

I’m currently reading ON WRITING by Stephen King (yes, I know it’s not on my summer reading list (yes, I’ve given up on that venture (more on that later))).  I’ve…

books childhood life reading writers writing

Whenever I remember that sci-fi writer Anne McCaffrey is dead, I feel sadness and as if my world is a little bit darker, a little less colorful. I didn’t know…

childhood writers writing

I didn’t have the best child/teenagehood, though it was better than some.  There are kids out there who get beaten every day just for existing.  Luckily, I was fortunate enough…

childhood life