Category Archives: Memories

Coming Home

As you read this, we are either on the way or already in Minnesota.  It is my first trip back in sixteen years and I am really looking forward to it.  I have lived in Alabama forty years now, but … Continue reading

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He Never Forgets

One ability that has been a characteristic of my life has been having a good memory.  But as I get older, my memory seems to fail me from time to time.  I can remember, word for word, my conversations with … Continue reading

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Misremembering

Misremembering sounds like one of those words invented by the kids in the comic strip “Family Circus”.  I don’t know if it is a real word, but my spellcheck does not recognize it.  However, it accurately describes something all of … Continue reading

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After Thanksgiving

What is your favorite Thanksgiving memory?  Many of us have had a multitude of Thanksgivings, and most of them blend into a hazy remembrance of family and feast.  As I have been reflecting this week on Thanksgivings past, two memories … Continue reading

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Aromas

Isn’t it interesting how certain aromas/odors can trigger memories of other times and places? Many times when I am cutting my grass I get a whiff of the mowed grass that immediately brings me back to a summer day in … Continue reading

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