Parenting & Other Life Stories

The Big Escape

The photographs have aged well. Looking at the soft blue sky in the picture’s background it is easy to image that humid oppressive Ontario heat blanketing the day with whispered promises of a lightning storm to come. That means there is a schedule to follow on this hot afternoon. The photographer stands unseen behind the… Continue reading The Big Escape

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Photos across a Life Time (3)

Here is a little memoir writing exercise for you. Choose 3 pictures of the person you want to write about, the pictures should be from various periods of their life. Use the pictures to write about where they were, what they were doing, and build in details about the person. A girl and her dog… Continue reading Photos across a Life Time (3)

Parenting & Other Life Stories

His & Hers: Strikingly Different

  Their hands joined as one. She laid her small delicate fingers overtop of his strong rugged ones. The heat from his skin rose up to warm the coolness that she carried in her own hands and it provided her with comfort. She imaged his sturdy hand enveloping her hand with its capability to encompass… Continue reading His & Hers: Strikingly Different