Category Archives: Mapping Memory Lane

A moment for the books

My niece turns eight next week, a fact that shocks me, I vividly recall being in the room when she was born. That is saying a lot for me – my memory is less than crisp (reminding myself to tell … Continue reading

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A chip off the old block.

We teach our kids things. Important things, little things. Things we don’t even realize. My dad wasn’t thinking it was life lesson time whenever we would head out to do wood. I’m pretty sure he was thinking he had access … Continue reading

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Memory flash: tree tops

There was an awesome conversation on Twitter today, all springing from this article @mallaisj sent me: http://mynorthwest.com/?nid=11&sid=493934  She made my day by thinking of me when she read it – I regularly take both my kids “bogging” and I’ve written about it … Continue reading

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Mapping Memory Lane: Family Visits

Last month and this past weekend I packed the kids in the car and drove three hours to visit people I hadn’t seen in far too long. I don’t like calling them old aunts and uncles, their vitality and spirit … Continue reading

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Mapping Memory Lane: PEI

Everyone has a place on earth that fits them. That fills them with a sense of home and happy, wonder, and shine. I discovered mine this summer; it’s Prince Edward Island. It could be partially attributed to circumstance. I had … Continue reading

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Mapping memory lane: San Fransisco

I have a terrible memory. I attribute it to two things: my alcohol-addled brain and my constant focus on the now versus the past. Either way, there are times I want to remember. Want to keep crisp edges on. So … Continue reading

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