Category: Memories FOR Amara

These are memories from my own childhood that I wanted to be sure and share with Amara while I still remember them..

Just Pull Over

Grandma Kc wrote this on July 31st, 2015 39 Replies

While AmaraLand is usually all about Amara, this is a special memory from my own childhood. By now if you’ve read some of the posts from my own childhood, you’ve probably figured out that my mother had some issues and she certainly didn’t set a very good example for my sister and me. This was Read the Rest

Pretty Ballerina

Grandma Kc wrote this on May 9th, 2015 28 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. I think we’ve all had favorite toys as children. One of mine was a wonderful toy squirrel! It was about the size of a real squirrel and he had a little nut in both hands that he held to his mouth while he sat up on Read the Rest

A Special Christmas and Pink Squirrels

Grandma Kc wrote this on January 10th, 2015 17 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My second trip back to Michigan from California was in the December of 1970. It was my first Christmas with my new family. I wish I could find where I have put all of the pictures from that trip but all of it is forever captured Read the Rest

Toasted Butter

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

This is a special memory from my own childhood. It is amazing that my sister and I never burned down the house. True, we set the backyard on fire more than once but it had to be pure luck that we didn’t torch the kitchen. Well, there was that one time I tried to set Read the Rest

The Worst Driver Ever

Grandma Kc wrote this on November 15th, 2014 25 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My mother really was the worst driver ever. I remember when we moved to California and she had to take the driving test. She proudly told the story of how she almost failed because she didn’t know the three hand signals. She explained to the tester Read the Rest

Shenanigans with Sandy

Grandma Kc wrote this on October 26th, 2014 25 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. So I told you the story of the first time I met my sister Sandy. I shared the story of the first time Amara met Aunt Sandy and Uncle Mark. I’ve posted about my trip home to Michigan in 2012 and spending the week with Sandy Read the Rest