Tag Archive: childhood

Apr 02 2013

Dance Dance Baby

Its tid bit Tuesday and that means over sharing here at Katherines corner. Are you familiar with the song lyrics, “I won’t dance don’t ask me” by Frank Sinatra. Well, that’s me. I know… it’s a head scratcher, a craw sticker ( this is a silly term I use in reference to having something stuck …

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Jan 29 2013

Oh Nuts

Its Tid Bts Tuesday- When I was young we used to get salted pistachios nuts and roasted and salted chickpeas from the street vendors. They would roll a piece of newspaper up like a cone and fill it to the brim. I used to get so excited waiting for those yummy snacks. I’d hold my …

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Aug 07 2012

Tid Bit Tuesday Bully

 It’s  Tid Bit Tuesday time to share a more intimate look at my life. Like many of you I was bullied when I was a child. Most of the time I turned the other cheek (tear stained cheek). Sometimes I even fought back. I have a few scars on my knuckles to prove it. Picture …

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May 29 2012

Tid Bit Tuesday Swimming With Sharks

snorkle  and flippers

You probably thought today’s title was a metaphor. Nope….. it’s literal. When you are young, you are fearless. You tie a bed sheet around your neck making a super hero cape and jump from a tree branch knowing you can fly. You hop from couch to couch avoiding the pits of lava below.   You …

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May 22 2012

Tid Bit Tuesday My Happy Place

You’ve probably heard it many times ” go to your happy place”. I say it to our grandchildren when they are upset. It may sound simplistic, but that is the point really. It can be simple to set your mind to a happy thought or happy image. To go to your happy place mentally. It’s …

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