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No fixed abode

I lived with my grandparents in the northern California lumber town of Mc Cloud off and on for several years. My parents fought most terribly and I would be sent off to live with them. 762 more words

The Chronicles Of Pick

He Was My Grandpa and He Was My Bestfriend

By Ashleigh Scipio

2009 was an emotionally draining year. At the tail end of 2008, my mother’s brother (my uncle) died, and seeing my Mother in pain was hard for me at the young age of nine. 1,627 more words


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Hi Everyone! I am so excited to begin my blogging journey with you!

After having spent years in the aging industry, I have encountered many experiences, stories, events, and advice that I would like to share with you. 133 more words


War Effort

So cast your mind back.  It’s Hull, sometime in 1940s war time Britain.   Much of the city was tormented by bombs.  More than 1,000 hours were spent under alert during raids across the war period with at least 1,200 people killed. 1,182 more words

Bread and Butter

The earliest memory I have is of my grandfather. He died when I was a baby, in a car crash. I don’t know a lot about him, really… but I do know how he liked his bread and butter. 108 more words

Happy Birthday Thatha

The tenth day of January remains a special day in my life. Since the late 1980s,  I was made aware about the dates and the use of it for occasions to wish, celebrate or remember. 453 more words