Tag Archives: high school

Judy Blume Project : I Think I Made You Up Inside My Head

Dana of The Kitch Witch & Kim of West Coast Posse are the brains behind the #JudyBlumeProject. Go there to read more! Below is my first ever attempt to join them. ********** Dear Diary, I can’t stop reading this Sylvia Plath poem, … Continue reading

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The Pain of Writing

In her own words: My name is Tracy Morrison and I live in sunny Minnesota. I’m neither British nor a nun – I’m just a Midwesterner with a headache. Mine is mainly a humor blog but sometimes it’s not. I … Continue reading

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Sluiter Nation Celebrates 1000 posts today!

              I’m excited to host Katie Sluiter today, especially since she’s got her 1000th post up! Congratulations on 1000 posts, Katie! In her own words, Katie Sluiter is: Just a small town girl…wait no, … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek

I’m not here. Let’s play hide and seek. You can find me HERE. You’ll find me writing a guest post at Katie Sluiter’s place. She’s asked me to be a Sluiter Recruit. I’m honored and nervous. Comments here are off, please … Continue reading

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Writing Ways

                Please welcome Elaine Alguire, a transplanted Texan currently living the Cajun dream in Southern Louisiana. She’s wife to one brilliant man and mom to three blondies. She chronicles their life and times … Continue reading

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I Came Here To Dance.

Today’s prompt: School trips. We all go on them. What trip do you remember the most? Where did you go & who was with you? How did you get there? Write a memoir post about a memorable school trip. Word … Continue reading

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Senior Hottie

Today I’m linking up with the lovely Liz of A Belle, a Bean & a Chicago Dog for a fun blast from the past. In other words, I’m posting embarrassing photos of myself so you can laugh at me from the privacy of … Continue reading

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We Were So Cool.

  Today’s Red Dress Club prompt: write non-fiction based on memories inspired by the above photo! My friend Michelle and I were hanging out one weekend, trying to find something fun to do. As sophomores in high school, we tried to … Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream With Me.

I wake, the fingers of a dream still clutching at my shirt sleeve. It’s my college graduation, but for some reason we’re at my old high school. Talented Beau who always has star roles in our plays is flying high above the brown cafeteria tables, … Continue reading

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Memoir Monday: My Life in France, or, The Summer I Came of Age

Want to write your own memoir and link up? Head over to I Like to Fish and visit Travis! When I was 14 I traveled to France as an exchange student. I arrived confidently armed with my knowledge of textbook French … Continue reading

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