Author’s note:  The following is a true story, but I do wonder how memory affects us…how we reshape our memories and how we relive them.  Memory takes us away from the present moment to a realm of our history and imagination.  As a writer, I like the vividness of certain memories, and I like recapturing … Continue reading Memory

I’m Going to Hit You!

One afternoon, my older sister and I were fighting in our shared bedroom.   I had taunted my sister – maybe taking one of her toys, calling her a name, or poking her in the side -- as I often did, and she began shouting out, “I’m going to hit you!  I’m going to hit you!” … Continue reading I’m Going to Hit You!