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Share Your World – 2015 Week #4

How quickly week 4 of this year has come along! Here are my responses to Cee’s week 4 questions on Share Your World.

Where did you live at age five? 633 more words


The Angel Lady's story

Known as the “Angel Lady,” Doreen Virtue has produced a host of books, recordings, and oracle card decks, many of them about angels. My curiosity about her life was piqued when I learned she was raised in the Christian Science tradition, as was my mother. 649 more words



Back in the 1880s my grandfather’s sister was banished from her respectable family of Methodist lay preachers least she bring the whole family into disrepute and negate the message the family set out to transmit by their lives as well as their words. 834 more words

Family History

The Front Porch

My heart fluttered when my husband turned the corner in our minivan. I was eager to show our young daughters the house where I lived from age ten to twenty-four. 751 more words



I get to the restaurant first, on purpose. The waitress is sweet, and prompt, when I ask for a menu and order my food immediately, because “I can’t eat and talk at the same time.” 1,151 more words

Creative Writing

Emigration to Australia (2)


Today is Australia Day in my adopted country, where I am a citizen. How appropriate is seems that it is the day to post the Memoir entry about my family’s first arrival here. 923 more words