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Having Fun at Ninety-One

“I love your writing. A dancer has to dance. An artist has to paint. And Alicia has to write…it’s a gift.” – text I received from Nadean Reynolds, Nov.

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The things you remember..

So I have to admit lots of my posts lately have been a bit sad, or emotional but thats just where my head has been at. 526 more words

A Moment, Love. July 3, 2016

This is my sister-in-law, Kristie, and our nephew, Tyler. We’ve all heard the expression, “time stood still.” It’s a cliché, but it really happened this morning. 382 more words

Serious Discussions

Today, I was playing with my 4 year old brother. He’s clever, he’s witty, he knows more than I did when I was 4. He suddenly stopped playing with me and walked up to his dad and said “I love you daddy!” His dad replied with “I love you too!” I pretended to be jealous that my brother hadn’t said “I love you” to me, which made my brother say “What’s wrong, Sapphire?” to which I replied “So you love me, Harry?” He said “Yes, of course I love you!” So, I did the normal thing of “Do you love your family?” “Yes I love everyone, and my family!” “Do you love grandma Freya and grandad Bob?” “Yes, I love them!” Now, the next thing I said was a touchy topic, as the next two people I mentioned had died: “Do you love grandma Lauren and grandad Steve?” 291 more words


In Bengali, your mothers father is called ‘Dadu’ and mother – ‘Dida’. In a similar manner, your fathers father is called ‘Thakurda’ and mother ‘Thakuma’. However, for reasons unknown to me, my brother and I never used Thakuma or Thakurda. 972 more words

My Grandma

My Grandma passed away peacefully in her sleep on August 9th at the age of 94. I had the great honour of writing this eulogy, which was read at her funeral today.  909 more words

Family Life

To Grandpa

I was in the third grade. Sick as a dog, but I went to school anyways. Halfway through the day, I grew even more and more nauseous, had an astronomical headache, and I just knew I couldn’t make it through the rest of the day. 735 more words