Tag: Childhood Memories

  • Greatest Place on Earth – CM#10of10

    Greatest Place on Earth – CM#10of10

    We did not use seatbelts. I was one of four teens stuffed in the back of a Ford Crown Victoria. The road trip was the longest we had ever taken – and yet, we survived. The destination – Disney World, 1975. Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons […]

  • Lying to the Boys in Blue – childhoodmemory #9of10

    Lying to the Boys in Blue – childhoodmemory #9of10

    Rebel. Criminal. Going against authority. They all applied to me. I lied to the PoPo, the 5-0, the Boys in Blue … and I got away with it. Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons I glean for today.  Rebel. Criminal. Going against authority. They all applied to […]

  • Take a Hike Kid – You Were Left Behind cm#8of10

    Take a Hike Kid – You Were Left Behind cm#8of10

    I was left behind. I am not sure who was to blame – and it doesn’t matter – for I was left behind. So I hiked it … and I was only 9 years old. Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons I glean for today.  I was […]

  • Mouth Like a Sailor! cm#7of10

    Mouth Like a Sailor! cm#7of10

    As a child, I was a sweet, precious little angel. Could do no wrong. But I had a secret. A vocabulary that was splattered with four letter words. That was – until my brother heard me one day and snitched to our mother. And after then, after that experience in the third grade … life […]

  • Family Fotos – cm#5of10

    Family Fotos – cm#5of10

    It was long before the social media took over our lives – long before phones were there with cameras to capture the moments of our lives. But there are a few – oh so very few – photos that grab my childhood and put it down for posterity. Over the next several posts (or so) […]

  • Punished to Passion … childhood memories #3of10

    Punished to Passion … childhood memories #3of10

    Śhe kicked me out of class Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons I glean for today.  She kicked me out of class. I love school, learning, academic settings, campuses, all of it. But I was often a lot to handle. And several times, I was kicked out […]

  • A Hero’s Scar – cm#2of10

    A Hero’s Scar – cm#2of10

    I was so brave. I saved his life. I have the scar to prove it. Right out of a made for TV special – but not really. Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons I glean for today.  I was so brave. I saved his life. I have […]

  • FEARLESS? – cm#1of10

    FEARLESS? – cm#1of10

    Fearless? Was I? Am I? Are you? Over the next several posts (or so) I will share ten childhood memoriesand lessons I glean for today. Fearless? Was I? Am I? Are you? I was a child many years ago. More than I care to count. But in many ways, many still consider me childish, but […]