Tag Archives: Family Memoir

The Distance Between Us

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Twenty years ago this Friday, I went out for a meal to celebrate my birthday with my family. My eighteen year old had graduated from high school that spring and was looking forward…

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Pirate Treasure

When I was sixteen, I had a boyfriend with green eyes, a mischievous smile and a Triumph motorbike that leaked oil.  On Friday nights he rode his bike through fog and rain and bitter cold along the stretch between Ipswich … Continue reading

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Let us Remember these Men at the Eleventh Hour

Today, at the 11th hour of this 11th day of this 11th month,  the time the guns fell silent along the Western front in 1918 and an armistice was declared,  the anniversary of the World War One armistice 95 years … Continue reading

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