Tag Archives: childhood

I Remembered “Roof Brain Chatter” but Not Much Else

The Crack in the Cosmic Egg (1971) I read a lot of books in the second half of the 1970’s. This may have been one of them. For sure, I recognize the cover image, but most of the content eludes … Continue reading

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A Supernatural Love Story

The Keeping Hours (2017) On the recommendation of Susan’s daughter, we watched this film on Netflix last night. I suppose I expected a spooky horror story, but this one, apart from a few haunting special effects, turned out to be … Continue reading

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?

Maria von Trapp (January 26, 1905 – March 28, 1987) I wasn’t intending to do this individual’s birth chart, but then I read her biography and realized that it would be possible to rectify her chart, if the details lined … Continue reading

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Mister Rogers: Therapist?

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Some films are targeted at children, most at adults; this one is aimed directly at the child in each of us.   Fred Rogers is a very nice man. Lloyd Vogul, a hurt man-child … Continue reading

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A Little Lost Glove on the Pavement

Putting Away Childhood Things As far as images go, this one of the lost glove seemed to touch a nerve with me this morning, when I came across it while walking one of our dogs. By itself, it has no … Continue reading

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The Feeling of Abandonment

We All Have Our Crosses to Bear Do you know why atheists feel justified in saying that there is no God? Because even Jesus, dying on the cross, called out to Him, and He didn’t come to Jesus’ rescue. Abandonment … 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 House

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

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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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Back to the ‘Hood, Babyhood

  I Am Born Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show. (David Copperfield) My mother recorded my birth details in my … Continue reading

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