“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”
― L. Frank Baum
Share a tale about a new beginning. What will your story be?
“Photography is the story I fail to put into words.”
— Destin Sparks
At the age of four, my family moved to Alameda, California. This little island tucked away in the San Francisco Bay showcased many Victorian homes. These beauties included everything from quaint cottages to astounding mansions and varying sizes in between. While living on the island, children that lived in these houses, often told wild tales about secret rooms or spoke of hidden treasure. My brothers and I would often search for hidden rooms and fortune too. When I was five or six, I did find a prize, an antique teapot from Holland. Continue reading “My Island Home”
Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of a just cause, the triumph of truth.
Come join in the fun and share your family stories. Do not forget to add your story to the comments section. Continue reading “April Themes”
My favorite things often have a story behind them and are usually handmade or discovered at a flea market.
Leaving the taco stand at 12:15 in the morning, my part-time job made me question my sanity since I had to tackle my daytime job at 7:00 in the morning. Walking home always cleared my head and put the craziness of my shift to rest before I climbed into a hot shower that silenced my thoughts and helped me settle into a night of slumber.
“I think Heaven will be like a first kiss.”
― Sarah Addison Allen, Continue reading “First kiss –Week 6”
What stories will the month of March reveal? Share your stories, just upload in the comments! Continue reading “March Themes”
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