Lessons Leaning Towards a New Perspective

As my dad waited, I slowly climbed up the gray-painted wooden steps and landed on the porch. There was paint chipping on the porch railings and a hole in the screen door.  The number above the door matched the one on the invitation. I was nervous about going inside because it wasn't a normal looking house.

By | 2017-07-25T14:28:05+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Childhood Memories, Life Experiences|0 Comments

How I Found My Voice in the Memory of a Red-Flowered Dress

Originally entered in the Real Simple Magazine Contest in September 2016. Judging was announced in January, 2017 - this entry did not win. The Monkey in a Red-Flowered Dress  By Susan W. Corbran  So I am honored to share part of it with you. "Ooh-ooh-ooh-eee-eee!" Standing in the middle of the school gym wearing a

By | 2017-03-02T21:18:11+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Childhood Memories, Life Experiences|0 Comments

How to Find Your Voice in a Bowl of Red Hot Chili

After three days cramped in the back of our station wagon from Pennsylvania to Colorado, I was happy to stretch my legs. I was also sad to say goodbye to my older brother Dave. I was 10 years old, the youngest of four, and often felt left out from the conversation sitting in rear of

By | 2016-11-24T12:55:14+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Childhood Memories, Life Experiences, Travel Adventure|0 Comments