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Enid Blyton's Famous Five to get big screen adventure

OMG – amazing! 

Their adventures fighting smugglers, thieves and evil scientists, fuelled on a diet of potted meat sandwiches and lashings of ginger beer, have captivated children for over 70 years. 87 more words



Not long ago,

I went with my sister to the cutover land

We drove out an elderly two-lane road

in a leisurely way.

Our focus was to each side of the road. 347 more words

My essay received Honorable Mention in a national contest!

I’m happy to announced that my essay “Voice Lessons” won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 Northern Colorado Writers Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction contest!

Congrats to my friend… 108 more words



My childhood was spent in Delhi – the Indian capital. Having been brought up there, I have a special place for it in my heart,like any other Delhite..But, the concrete jungle that it was,as a school going kid,I looked forward to my summer vacations ,when we would go down south, to my native state - 914 more words

Family And Travel

Barbizon Babes

Congratulations to Nina Guzman on her well-written and researched article “Where The Girls Are” in this month’s issue of BUST Magazine. Nina found me through my blog piece I wrote on my Barbizon Years several months ago. 71 more words

Over Age Fifty

Fair Days

Fifteen years ago when my ten year-old daughter Katrina began showing 4-H lambs at the Porter County Fair in Northwest Indiana, her nine year-old cousin David came to visit from suburban Chicago.   192 more words

Childhood Memories

Letting Go Is Easier When Reflecting on Own Childhood

Summer camp. One week. Off on an adventure alone. No friends. My son was ready. The question, Was I ready? I never went to a true summer camp. 656 more words