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Blackberry Time

Time to pick blackberries. Pop a few berries in your mouth – warmed by the sun, fresh off the vine while dreaming of blackberry  juice, homemade platz, pie with ice cream – then pick, pick, pick.  

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Poor Memory

It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~Lewis Carroll

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So Where Was I

So, where was I in my life story? I left. That was not the end but the beginning. I could write scenes, of a naïve young woman taken for a joy ride through half her life or how she survived … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 1949

My Recitation at church, Easter Sunday 1949: ‘I have two little feet to walk with Jesus, two little hands to do His will. One little tongue to sing His praises, One little heart to love Him still.’

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Stewed Rhubarb Coming Up

I know it’s spring when red stems of Rhubarb brighten a patch in the garden.  Soon I’ll be cooking up stewed rhubarb to eat over yogurt. My girls used to call it stupidbarb. mm good

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Trip To The City

Traffic zinging, Blowing snow where do all these people go, as many going the other way no one seems to stop and stay. Doctor, dentist waiting room chairs all full before high noon. Mother tucked back in her suite aching … Continue reading

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Dancing With Memories

“Here, in this house, her recollections glowed like embers on the hearth, and each night, in their warmth, she’d take a memory or two down from the shelf and dance with them for a while.” ~Ari Berk

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Backward Glances

Usually the luxury of looking back is too costly for me, but this is the time of year I allow myself a moment or two. On a beautiful, clear day when the sun is sparkling on the waves, and the … Continue reading

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Torn Apart

The magnificent thing about being torn apart is that eventually I come to the place where I have the strength and desire to piece myself back together. The process of healing, closing the wounds and forming a patch work of … Continue reading

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Worn Out

My hard drive needs defragging, my memory has crashed, trash is overflowing, and my flash drive just  flashed. Now my monitor is fading, looks like shut down is complete, wish I could be reconditioned before I’m obsolete. ©2016 Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Lost In Another Time

Zinging along the freeway heading to Port Alberni.  Singing along to a playlist of songs that stirred up good memories of past happiness.  Signs leading to places we had not intended to go, we were on the wrong freeway.  First … Continue reading

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