Tag Archives: childhood memories

Dumbo is No Dummy

But Tim Burton is No Walt Disney I expected to shed a teardrop or two with the live action remark of the 1941 animated film, but I wasn’t moved at all. Have I grown too old and jaded or is … Continue reading

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Inspiration #16

When I was a young child I had a book that featured A silhouette image of a tree Looking a lot like this one.

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A Family Tradition

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Writing as Semi-Autobiography

Lucy Maud Montgomery L.M. Montgomery (Lucy Maud Montgomery) was born in Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, on November 30, 1874, to Hugh John Montgomery and Clara Woolner Macneill. When Montgomery was 21 months old, her mother died of … Continue reading

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Abandonment: In My Life

When I feel all alone… Of all the pictures that Google presented to me, when I searched for a provocative image of ‘abandonment’, this is the one that resonated. It hearkens back to my childhood of feeling like the outsider. … Continue reading

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Canadian Keswick Conference

Ferndale (near Port Carling), Ontario This vacation spot no longer exists. I’m not sure why. I tried finding the exact location a couple of years ago, but I believe the spot is now private property. CKC, as our Mom noted … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Canada

The Second Monday of October Canadian Thanksgiving is a harvest festival. By the beginning of October, most of the summer crops have been gathered up and put by for the winter. The weather turns colder and everyone anticipates the coming … Continue reading

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