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A Glasses Story

I became near-sighted at a very young age. Vaguely, I have an almost memory (or an echo of a memory) of what it felt like to be able to see without having to wear glasses. The blurring of my sight obviously happened over a prolonged time but the memories I should have of the gradual…… Continue reading A Glasses Story

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Prompt: Childhood Memory That Changed My Perspective

I would consider myself quite spoiled as a child. Both my parents worked a lot, and while I did spend more time with my mom because she was around more than my dad, my dad was the one tried to make up for his absence by giving me material things to make me happy. I…… Continue reading Prompt: Childhood Memory That Changed My Perspective

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Wishes That Never Came True

The title of this post sounds potentially grim, but I thought it would be an interesting topic to talk about because there is an underlying positivity to wishes. Wishes are a reminder to me that to wish is to have hope even if it never comes true. I feel wistful and nostalgic remembering the ones…… Continue reading Wishes That Never Came True

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Prompt: Things I Loved Doing As A Child

This prompt originates from this list. Write about the things you loved doing when you were a child. It’s not hard to list things I loved doing as a child, but for different ages, I enjoyed doing different things. The earliest comfort as a toddler is having a pacifier. I enjoyed biting on it; probably…… Continue reading Prompt: Things I Loved Doing As A Child

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Prompt: A Time I Did The Right Thing

This prompt originates from this list. Write about a time when you knew you’d done the right thing. I was playing with a female cousin on a playground in New Jersey. I guess it was fall or sometime in winter because we had jackets on. We both took our coats off before we made our…… Continue reading Prompt: A Time I Did The Right Thing

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Prompt: Losing Something Forever

This prompt originates from this list. Note: I only meant to talk about a memory of mine but somehow my writing got into a deep topic and evolved into a mega long post. 😣 Write about something you lost that you can never get back. The one thing I lost very early in life was…… Continue reading Prompt: Losing Something Forever

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Intro to New Writing Prompts + Reflections on a Forgotten Experience

For those of you who have been reading along with my September Blogging Challenge prompts, I’m very near to the last one before I reach the finish line. I’m so pleased with everyone and anyone who left me a comment or two in response to my prompt answers. I hope you guys have had fun…… Continue reading Intro to New Writing Prompts + Reflections on a Forgotten Experience

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The Quiet Kid

I was born in 1989 in Brooklyn, New York. As the story goes, it was not long after I was born that my parents moved into a house they bought. Somewhere in one of the family albums, there is a snapshot of my smiling mother standing in the house living room as she held me,…… Continue reading The Quiet Kid