Tag Archives: childhood memories

SOLS: 2013:20 Childhood In a Museum

Time: 1960s Place: Indianapolis, Indiana Jolly white-bearded man in a red velvet suit and black boots holds two wide-eyed children on his lap as they lean and whisper their Christmas lists to his ear.  A photograph is snapped of the … Continue reading

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SOLS: 2013:17 The Backlash

Inspiration for this recollection: Our book club is reading Time Keeper by Mitch Albom for this month’s selection. As I’m reading I’m thinking back to when I was a 14 year old waitress at The Back Lash in Cicero, Indiana. … Continue reading

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SOLS: 2013:6 The Beginnings of a Reluctant Writer

Time: 1962 Place: Nora Elementary School Mrs. Rayle…my second grade teacher…loved her…all second graders wanted to be in her class. Mrs. Rayle, the teacher that sparked and flamed the love of reading for me. Now I realized I would jump … Continue reading

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