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Photo memories

Photo memories

Call to mind a photograph of you as a child that is familiar to you. It may be one that hung on the wall of your home throughout your growing up years or possibly, an image of your young self you’ve recently seen for the first time. How old are you in the photograph?  What are you doing?  Who else…

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Lesson in love

Lesson in love

Today, let’s write about love. Who is it or was it in your life who taught you the most about love?  What did they teach you?  How did they teach you about love?  Pay attention to the first name or image that pops into your mind. It might not be who you expect, but don’t immediately push it away. Consider…

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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Well, it’s the year 2013, and we have to write about resolutions, those firm decisions we make at the start of each New Year. Yesterday, I heard about a holiday called Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day, celebrated on January 17th, the most common date to give up commitments. The practice is common enough to have its own holiday. I thought…

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Holiday memories

Holiday memories

As we prepare to close the door on 2012, Christmas, Hanukkah and holidays, what moment from this season will you remember? Is it a happy moment or a sad one? Describe this instance in detail? Who does it involve? Where were you? What happened? What about this moment makes it so memorable? Set your timer for ten minutes. Go. Photo…

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These are a few of my favorite things

These are a few of my favorite things

We all have our favorite things. These items need not be expensive or valuable in worldly terms, but to us, they are priceless. We can’t imagine living without them. They may remind us of wonderful days gone by, provide comfort or make us feel beautiful. So today, let’s write about a favorite thing from your childhood, a doll you carried…

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The (holi)days we remember

After you marvel at today’s date—12-12-12, the last time we’ll have a repeating date like this until January 1, 2101—let’s turn our writing attention to the holidays. We’re in the middle of Hanukkah right now, and Christmas is only thirteen days away, so what are you doing to prepare for the festivities? Do you have traditions you follow this time…

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Sick of being sick

Sick of being sick

I’m sick today, fighting a bad cold or flu or something. I say my husband gave it to me; he says I took it from him. Regardless, I feel crummy, so we are going to write about being sick today, not the in-the-hospital kind of sick but the not feeling well that interrupts your normal day. What do you want…

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