Parenting & Other Life Stories

Photo Prompt 42: Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close I can see her there, she was standing with a slight… Continue reading Photo Prompt 42: Moving Parts Slowly Grinding to a Close

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy

My diploma had a gold seal in the corner that was decorated with the RCMP insignia: a front facing buffalo head, the words Maintiens le Droit, maple leaves with a crown at the top over the name Canada, and a scroll at the very bottom with the RCMP title. I received a shiny gold plated… Continue reading Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy

Miscellaneous

The Penis Chronicles presents, “Mother”

The Penis Chronicles is a weekly platform for sharing childcare stories, advice & etcetera. Raising children is an adventure! And please, I know the title says “penis chronicles”, but stories about raising girls are very much welcome. Please post and share your link and/or your comments in the comments section below.

Parenting & Other Life Stories

A small girl

The following piece of non-fiction is another short excerpt from the memoirs I wrote a few years ago during NaNoWriMo. I have provided a name for the purpose of posting today, “A Small Girl.” Feedback is welcome in the comment section below. *          *          * A small girl The little 43 millilitre bottle with its… Continue reading A small girl

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Threads of Memory

She flicks down the switch to start the water boiling in the electric kettle and her thoughts sink into the past. The lid is absently discarded from the jar leaving the air to leach the freshness from the coffee grinds while simultaneously wafting a dark roast scent. Dolly’s mind is adrift amidst the smell as… Continue reading Threads of Memory