Category Archives: Flashback

The Lady in White

The Lady in White Halloween 1992 was different.  I skipped the Haunted Hotel, Trick or Treat and the Parade. It was a chilly October night when I took a stroll downtown in Shelby. I often took walks alone, exploring and … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes

  Halloween Costumes When I was four my mother took a picture of me next to a scarecrow she’d made and placed on the porch. This was at our apartment on Broadway, so it must have been around 1979. I … Continue reading

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Jem and The Holograms

February 20, 2016 I got Jem and the Holograms from Netflix, so we came home to watch it. The movie was very different then then 80s cartoon. It wasn’t necessarily a bad interpretation, but it wasn’t great either. A fan … Continue reading

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Forever The Age of Adeline

September 14, 2015 Age of Adaline The Age of Adeline is a 2015 romance starring Blake Lively. Earlier this year, Ana and I saw the ads for it and decided that Adaline and Henry Morgan would make the perfect couple … Continue reading

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Sister Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries Watching The Carrie Diaries on Netflix, something occurred to me. Carrie’s journey from Connecticut to New York City parallels the journey by Caroline “Carrie” Meeber in the 1900 novel by Theodore Dreiser. In Dreiser’s novel, eighteen year … Continue reading

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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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Yoga

Yoga I had read about Yoga in the late 80s and early 90s when it became popular, but I lived in a small town that was always behind the times, so there was never a class close by I could … Continue reading

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