Bentwaters 5

Bentwaters

When I six and seven, my Father was stationed at Bentwaters AFB in England.  We lived off base, but attended school on base.  The US Air Force provided for our transportation.  First we went by...

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Brockport

Brockport

Each summer during the mid 1970’s, in upstate NY, my parents would take me and Chris, and friends, to an outdoor pool called Fancher Campus; the campus was property of the college where...

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NYCII 6

Bronx

I grew up in the Bronx.  At the time of this particular memory, I was approximately four years old.  I was living with my parents in an apartment on the Grand Concourse, next door...

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Chicago

Chicago

the only thing i really remember about chicago is a lot of snow, we had a little black dog, smoky, he didn’t make the move back to texas. my dad taught me how...

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Corvallis

Corvallis

When I was in vet school I spent 4 months working at different zoos.  At one zoo, the zoo veterinarian and I were out early one morning and had to anesthesize gazelles.  On this day...

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Fort Lewis 1

Fort Lewis

i was living in fort lewis, wa at the time and we had gone to DC for the army ten-miler competition (myself and 7 other girls that is).  so of course DC ended...

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Frankfurt

Frankfurt

When we lived in Germany, we had many opportunities to travel around Europe.  I was still young enough that I don’t remember a lot of our adventures, but I remember bits and pieces. ...

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Gambier 2

Gambier

In Gambier there’s one road that has the post office, bookstore, cafe, plus some dorms and college administration buildings.  That’s the whole town.  What I really remember is walking down that road– Middle...

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Hilton Head2

Hilton Head

  I had finished two years of college in New York and was offered a management position in an adorable boutique on Hilton Head Island (my home away from home).  It is truly...

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NYC LON

London

I used to work in a building attached to the Design Museum in Butler’s Wharf on the other side of Tower Bridge.  Each morning, I’d take the district line to Tower Hill and...

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NYC

New York City

I’ve been mistaken for a prostitute once. I’d been in NYC for a little less than two years. It was Halloween night around 3am. Unable to find an available cab, I opted to...

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Oakland 1

Oakland

the first earthquake i remember happened when i was four. i was sitting at the little yellow and tan bistro table in the kitchen eating cheerios. my baby sister sat in her high chair...

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Omaha 2

Omaha

When I was 14 and living in Omaha, we would walk past the new strip mall on a small two lane road out into the “country”. About 200 yards past the strip mall...

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Orlando

Orlando

just after college, when i lived in orlando i worked at universal studios in the animated dept. – yup, i did hip hop dances in giant barney rubble, boo boo bear, fievel mouse...

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

When I was 2, living in Pittsburgh, PA, the attic of our home had a hole in it. I was in love with a red-headed weeble wobble named Henrietta. I dropped her down...

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Pullman

Pullman

I do remember moving to Pullman, Washington.  And when we drove there feeling like I was floating in the air because there really was just fields and fields of farmland and no trees. ...

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Reseda 3

Reseda

I finally thought of a memory.  It’s a recurrent one, but it’s one of the few I have of my early years.  I lived in Reseda, CA at the time. My grandmother lived thirty...

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San Antonio 2

San Antonio

I was in my Jeep Wrangler with my friends Natalie and Jordan.  We were coming back from our friend Jesse’s house.  I turned off of 1604 onto 281, and then, I remembered that...

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South Woodham Ferrers

South Woodham Ferrers

When I was in the first year of primary school (five years old), the Queen came to our town. Our town centre is named the Queen Elizabeth II Square, and she had come...

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Taiwan2

Taiwan

we grew up in taiwan and change was happening everywhere we looked.  except we were too young then to have realized what was going on.  it isn’t until now, as an adult, that...

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Toronto

Toronto

As a teenager, Jackie, Betty and I would borrow Jackie’s mom’s car and drive to the “rich” part of town on Saturday nights just to look at the big, fancy houses and pick out the mansion...

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Traverse City

Traverse City

There was a blizzard in Traverse City the day we moved.  The moving van had already been in to take our furniture, and the week before we left we lived in an empty...

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Troutdale

Troutdale

When I was a kid my friends and I spent numerous afternoons walking to the Dairy Queen on the corner of Stark and Troutdale Road. We would order ice cream and french fries, and eat them together: dipping the...

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Troutdale II

Troutdale

In 2001 I decided that I wanted to start riding a bicycle again. I was looking for a way to get exercise and get outside. This seemed like the best choice. I bought...

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Watertown

Watertown

When I lived in Watertown, CT, I fell in love with the Pug breed of dog. Peter and I were doing a show there and we weren’t provided a car. The only entertainment...

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