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A tribute to my grandmother

My grandmother
Everyone has that special someone in their lives that makes that difference. For myself it was my grandmother. 28 years I had her in my life filled with all the magic and wonder that you could possibly have. 1,933 more words



Recently I was taken back to playing Canasta with my beloved grandmother. Often we would play well into the night. I remember one night playing so long that we literally watched a lima bean sprout grow that we had planted in a Dixie cup. 50 more words

The Problem With a Mother

By Adam Isaacs 

(from Each Word Is Like an Earthquake Winter/Spring 2014; Youth Advisory Board)

The rain hit Sarah’s umbrella with a different sound that day, as if the rain clouds cried for her that day. 473 more words



funnel for feeding tubes held above her head as if

she were proposing a toast for whatever God put a pair

of tumors in her throat. 162 more words


A Legacy of Light

With age upon your brow,
Did you come, walking this way so far.
Along a dark road so weakly lit,
Many trembled before the dark. 43 more words


"The Witches" by Roald Dahl (1983)

“In fairy-tales, witches always wear silly black hats and black cloaks, and they ride on broomsticks.”

I’ve been re-reading all of Roald Dahl this year, but most of them I haven’t reviewed as they’re often too short for me to have much to say about them. 589 more words


meilleure amie

Mum and I were fortunate to spend time with some favourite rellies this week – a tasty meal with my father’s sister and brother and their spouses. 1,004 more words

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