Category Archives: My stories

Sheep

Baaaaaa! Sometimes being a sheep is not a bad thing. When I was in sixth grade our teacher had us write a letter to ourselves to be read in 6 years. I realized that I would be graduating from high … Continue reading

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Cookies #8minutememoir

  While we were living in Tokyo cupcakes were a very popular treat. Cupcake shops were popping up everywhere in the US, but not many in Tokyo. I loved cupcakes before they were cool. Kristina and Ruth always seemed to … Continue reading

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In My Bag- #8minutememoir

I haven’t taken time to write recently and I decided to look at the list of prompts for the Eight Minute Memoir. For some reason this topic is the one that stood out. I am not sure why anyone would … Continue reading

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My Mom

I love this photo of my mother (I call it the floating head). She was such a beautiful woman. My mother worked her entire life most of it for the telephone company. She always had to. It was necessary for … Continue reading

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Daily Tasks #8minutememoir

Things I like doing- I like vacuuming, the room always looks visibly cleaner after I vacuum. I like painting walls. Loading the dishwasher Things I don’t like to do— Cleaning toilets Unloading the dishwasher Grocery shopping—I love it anytime that … Continue reading

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My favorite toy

The first toy  that came to mind was my Chatty Cathy doll. I am not sure when I got her, but she was a very popular item for Christmas that year. I got one and Susan did. too. Mine worked, … Continue reading

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Reading #8minute memoir

When I was in first grade our reading groups were named after birds, blue birds, red birds, yellow birds. The best readers were in the blue birds, then red, then yellow. I know I was not in the blue bird … Continue reading

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Mourning With Those Who Mourn #8minutememoir

I love how Heavenly Father puts us in the right place at the right time. Rick and I have been serving in the temple every Thursday. I have rarely been assigned to be in the dressing room on the first … Continue reading

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Halloween #8minute memoir

I don’t remember too many details about the Halloween’s when I was young. I remember only a few costumes that I wore. My Casper the friendly ghost costume was purchased at the Grand Central variety store and so was the … Continue reading

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The Aunts

When I was young I had two aunts in my life on a very regular basis. I saw them for sure every Tuesday night for dinner and every Saturday for shopping. Neither of the aunts were married and neither drove … Continue reading

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