Tag Archives: school

Another Jack

Schools are back in the swing and I’m wondering if nursery rhymes are still sung or said at home or school, pre-school or kindergarten. Here’s a medley of lines from some of the more famous, or not, from childhood … … Continue reading

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Nowhere to go

This comes from out of left field as I thought of long ago class rooms, reunions, and where we go after school … February and grey days that bring back memories and wondering where people went, what they did, what … Continue reading

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3 Random Senryu

The senryu that follow are random thoughts, memories, jottings made over the day while staring at rain and a dripping gutter: everyday meanders against a background of ordinary West Coast weather …   initials carved                                    on a school desk – … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … Continue reading

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The Prose of my Life

I spent time over Christmas detailing my genealogy, digging out dates and places, with one of my sons. Which, of course, set me looking back and remembering. The result is a potted autobiography, great fun to write … A A … Continue reading

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She’s Fourteen

School is out and kids are looking forward to an endless summer. The lap-tops and text-books are shelved, kids are sleeping in or on cell phones … This was written a while ago, but part of it still holds true … Continue reading

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