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Mental Blues

“Cudjoe! Cudjoe! Wake up!” I heard the voice from far away. Then I felt my body rising and my feet planted to the ground. Half asleep I was marched to the bathroom. 1,017 more words

Ghana

Why I Didn't Give My Son a Pinterest-Perfect Birthday Party


I used to love throwing parties.

When I was in my early twenties, before I had children and a mortgage, I hosted some truly epic parties. 1,191 more words

Parenting

Kabeza

Feet and ball collide–shftoosh, time collapses.

The air is thick and heavy, but oddly comforting.

Extended from me, it buzzes and timbers with love

with every floating dust particle that floats to nowhere. 89 more words

Poetry

Missing: Play Time

When you’re in high school, you take on more responsibility. You’re learning new subjects and life lessons. You undergo situations outside your comfort zone as you digress from the kid you once were to…well, still a kid, but a growing young adult. 391 more words

The History Girls: Eva Tucker, 1929 - 2015 by Miranda Miller

Berlin Mosaic (Belonging) by Eva Tucker

Occasionally we are lucky enough to meet someone who makes us feel we can touch events that happened before we were born. 170 more words

20th Century

River of life

Flowing in the river of life ,Can’t stop now

Smiling at the memories of playful youth

Jumping over hills without a care

Bubbling with joy and laughter, 69 more words

Poetry

Punch and Judy in 1980

I have shown Punch and Judy shows at Swanage a couple of times ion this blog. And here’s a third. This one dates back to 1980 which was still, just, the era of black and white photography, home processed. 109 more words

Past Times