Tag: growing up

Day 6/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Belong

Day 6 The hardest part about growing up is figuring out where you belong.  That really isn’t a question that ever crosses one’s mind as a baby, toddler, or even an elementary student.  You live with your parents.  Done.  Not much else to figure… Continue Reading “Day 6/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Belong”

Day 5/31 Five Minute Free Writes: SHARE

Day 5 While I’m still doing the 31 day challenge of writing for five minutes each day on a given prompt, today’s prompt is from the weekly Five Minute Friday. FMF is exactly what it sounds like – set a timer and write for five… Continue Reading “Day 5/31 Five Minute Free Writes: SHARE”

Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why

Day 4 As a mother of a six-month-old and a two-year-old, I find myself asking “Why” a lot more than before I had kids.  Or maybe my questions to my two-year-old just sound so ridiculous, I feel like I’m asking “why” more often. Why… Continue Reading “Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why”

Five Minute Friday: Wonder in the RAIN

Today, I’m writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group, and this week’s word is RAIN.  If you’d like to join in (or just to read other great bloggers’ work), the linkup is here. When I was a kid growing up in the sticks… Continue Reading “Five Minute Friday: Wonder in the RAIN”

Five Minute Friday: Please Don’t RUSH Me

Today, I’m back writing with the Five Minute Friday community writing group after a several month hiatus, and this week’s word is RUSH.  If you’d like to join in, the linkup is here. I can remember my mom half-joking with me growing up that she… Continue Reading “Five Minute Friday: Please Don’t RUSH Me”

An unexpected memory

I just found out last night that a man I used to work with nearly 18 years ago passed away last year.  John was a big, loud, boisterous guy whose daily uniform consisted of a short sleeve button down shirt and some Loony Toons… Continue Reading “An unexpected memory”