Memoir Monday - Thanksgiving

Memoir Monday - Thanksgiving
Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose. -- Kevin Arnold (From The Wonder Years) My memories of Thanksgiving are pretty much the same for each year. My mother was not someone who experimented with things. She...
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Don't Give up on Hope

Don't Give up on Hope
  "Keep the faith.  The most amazing things in life tend to happen right at the moment when you are about to give up hope".   My life has not always been easy.  It has been better than some and worse than others.  I has been up and down and pretty...
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Gratitude

Gratitude
It is not happy people who are thankful, It is thankful people who are happy.   Now that my 31 days of writing is over, I thought that I would get back on track with some of the things that I normally write about.  Today, I wanted to share what Thanksgiving...
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1976 The Teton Dam

1976 The Teton Dam
    Memoir Monday - Called to Do a Work   Rescue a story about an event or action you felt called to do. This story will be a valuable addition to your legacy stories collection. I would say that one of the greatest things that I have been called to...
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What were you afraid of when you were a child?

What were you afraid of when you were a child?
    What is something you were afraid of as a child? For me, it was always the dark.  I was terrified of the night.  That blanket of darkness that would swoop down and take away my sight.  My heart would thump in my chest and I just knew that something...
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One of my greatest Life's challenges

I have had many challenges in my life. Some, I overcome with grace and perseverance, some, well, not so much. I think the one that has been the hardest one for me is depression. It is so much like the cloudy night sky in the picture that I took above. The...
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First Grade

First Grade
  REMINISCENCES Where did you attend first grade? Memory Triggers-  Favorite teacher, classroom walls, best 1st grade friend, favorite activity. I went to first grade at Laird Elementary School in Tempe AZ.  I don't even remember the name of my first grade teacher, although I do know that I loved her....
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Talents

Talents
  Describe a special talent you have used to your advantage.   I suppose that the only talent I have used to my advantage is writing.  I never knew how to write.  When I was young, I did not get good grades in English.  I did however, read like a crazy...
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20 Years

20 Years
    Today is Memoir Monday (OK, it is Tuesday, but I have an excuse).  This is where I give you a chance to write and link up and answer the question about your past.  Yesterday was my 20 th  anniversary, and my husband and I actually went on a date! ...
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