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..

Horse Sitting

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 28th, 2014 22 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My sister Judy and I always wanted a horse. What little girl didn’t want a horse when they were growing up? We were never lucky enough to own a horse of our own but for a few years we got to babysit two of them! Our Read the Rest

The Old Red Barn

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 21st, 2014 20 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. Axie’s Dad over at Things my Grandchildren Should Know recently shared a post about the barn of his childhood and it reminded me of our old barn except our old barn was very dilapidated. I have no idea how old it was. I did Google my Read the Rest

Playing in the Basement

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 14th, 2014 23 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My sister and I loved the basement! It was one of our favorite indoor places to play. Now this was not one of those fancy finished basements. It was the old-fashioned kind with stonewalls and mostly a dirt floor. The old coal furnace was still down Read the Rest

Up in Flames

Grandma Kc wrote this on March 7th, 2014 25 Replies

This is a special memory from my own childhood. My sister and I had walked downtown to get cherry phosphates at the drug store when we heard the siren go off. The little town in Michigan that we lived in only had a volunteer fire department. When there was a fire the phone call would Read the Rest

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