Tag Archives: childhood memories

Experience: Negative to Positive

“Don’t touch! It’s hot!” As a species, we are wired to disobey. It must built into our DNA to be negatively suggestible. From the minute we are told not to do something, that’s all we want to do. Once upon … Continue reading

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Now and Then: Dunsford United Church

October 2006 Date unknown, although not much has changed in my view. The tree seems larger.

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Now and Then: Windermere, Muskoka

Aerial view in present day 1960s Fife House 1930s

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Now and Then: Windermere House

In summer In winter with my sister Anne in 2010 1950s 1930s postcard

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Years Ending in “5”

The Wonder Years I know that time is just a human construct to aid our understanding of why everything doesn’t happen all at once. And this is especially true when looking back on the momentous events of one’s own life. … Continue reading

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Finding Father: Hook versus Peter Pan

Finding Neverland J.M. Barrie wrote the original story of Peter Pan, as a play and then a book. The film Finding Neverland explores how this came about. According to Wikipedia: the story focuses on Scottish writer J. M. Barrie, his … Continue reading

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Adoption: to the 3rd and 4th Generations

  An Open Secret Brigitte, pictured above, is the latest in a long line of family members that have been adopted. This happened a month before her 9th birthday. Working backwards, Brigitte’s mother, Amy, is my adopted child. I was … Continue reading

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