Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Trauma of Fourth Grade

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 28th, 2014 19 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. Overall, I always enjoyed school but there are 2 years that stand out in my mind as being the worst years ever! 4th grade was one of those years and since Amara is in 4th grade, I figure she will really appreciate my story. Kindergarten through Read the Rest

Epilepsy and Psychic Moments

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 21st, 2014 21 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My sister was in first grade when she had her first Epileptic seizure. It happened just minutes before the bell rang for recess. I was in 2nd grade and I remember walking out of my classroom and looking towards the front doors to our building and Read the Rest

Little Drummer Girl

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 18th, 2014 21 Replies

A few weeks ago, Amara spent the night with us and she noticed that I had four coffee cans sitting on the counter. I save them for scooping up lizards when Twiggy gets bored and leaves them in the front room. I put them back in the garden and then throw the can away. Twiggy Read the Rest

Joy Riding

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 14th, 2014 26 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My mother had left us alone in the car while she went in to drop some clothes at the cleaners. Times were different then and parents weren’t so concerned about leaving their kids in the car while they ran an errand. I was probably four and Read the Rest

My First Run in with the Law

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 7th, 2014 13 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. The only thing worse than being an adult and seeing a police car in your rear view mirror is being 7 and turning around and seeing a police car out the back window. Panic really takes over if you have just thrown your Icicle Freezer Pop Read the Rest

Tie Thursday

Grandma Kc wrote this on February 6th, 2014 18 Replies

Wednesday night Grampy and I were sitting in the office when Amara invited Grampy to a Google Hangout (video chat). “Grampy, will you teach me how to tie a tie?” One of the teachers started doing Tie Thursday for his 3rd grade class and the school has gone wild – lots of the students wanted Read the Rest