Category Archives: Memory Lane

Memory Lane #2

Imagine there’s no heaven It’s easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living for today… Imagine there’s no countries It isn’t hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And … Continue reading

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Memory Lane #1

One of the treasures of the later part of life is the perspective one has on how life has changed. One has a view of the world at 70 that one can not have at 15. I live in a … Continue reading

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Memory Lane #5

Throughout the house, its chimes mark the hour and its half. I lie in my bed and feel my heart beat to its steady tick, tick, tick. My grandfather opens his passed-down pocket watch to compart its time with the … Continue reading

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Memory Lane #4

Ghosts and goblins ran around screeching and laughing. Children bobbed for apples, and pulled long strands of sticky taffy. My mom had made a ghost house where we tiptoed through bedrooms lit with red lights and featuring Halloween scares. “Want … Continue reading

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Memory Lane #3

When I was young, men could not wear pink, necklaces or earrings, no perfume…except aftershave, nor could they cry. Women must shave their legs and armpits, wear a girdle so nothing jiggled, refrain from whistling,and wait for men to open … Continue reading

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