Posted in October 2012

Week Eighteen: Brian B. Baker

 If your life had a soundtrack what five songs would be on it and why? For this post I found videos that will sum up my life in. From my childhood, until now. When I was a kid I thought Michael Jackson was awesome, I had the red zipper jacket, and could moonwalk. This was … Continue reading

Week Seventeen: Amanda Kasper

Write about your least favorite childhood memory [In lieu of a photo of the actual Halloween menu, I’m instead providing a rare treasure. It took a lot of digging to find, but here it is, me in the third grade.] This question isn’t as fun as the last one. Nobody wants to recount the times … Continue reading

Week Seventeen: Kathy Benson

Write about your least favorite childhood memory. My early years in elementary school were pretty normal and fun. I did manage to make friends that I got along well with. I liked my teachers and enjoyed learning. Then in third grade a girl that had become my best friend moved to Florida. This was a … Continue reading

Week Seventeen: Brian B. Baker

 Write about your least favorite childhood memory I was going to post something about another trip to Yellowstone, a very notorious one, but when it comes to least favorite childhood memories there’s one that stands among all others. When I was in second grade I remember my mom asking me who I’d like to live … Continue reading

Week Sixteen: Amanda Kasper

Write about your favorite childhood memory As I sit here, looking at this prompt, my eyes glaze over and I am taken back. Back to the time at the carnival my dad helped me win a stuffed purple crayon. I must’ve been 4. Back to the time my family vacationed in the Wisconsin Dells for … Continue reading

Week Sixteen: Kathy Benson

Write about your favorite childhood memory Many of my favorite childhood memories involve family road trips. Most of my life my paternal grandparents lived in Columbus, Ohio and my maternal grandparents lived on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. For those reasons our vacations usually consisted of driving to and from both Ohio and South Carolina … Continue reading

Week Sixteen: Brian B. Baker

 Write about your favorite childhood memory Two stories with two parents, best memories with each. When I was a kid, my mom, sister and I went for a drive. This was awhile ago so details are murky, but this is how I remember everything. We were only going up the canyon to get some chicken … Continue reading

Week Fifteen: Amanda Kasper

  Write about anything Look with new eyes. For two and a half years, I worked with an organization who bettered people. They did all sorts of things and this was in no way their elevator speech or their quantifiable success – but in my eyes, that’s the most important, most widespread thing they accomplished. … Continue reading

Week Fifteen: Kathy Benson

Write about anything About a year ago I had one of those “a-ha moments.” I was reflecting on what, if any, good has come from our journey through secondary infertility and loss. I have shared on my blog in the past that I believe that our first pregnancy loss (an early miscarriage that we experienced … Continue reading

Week Fifteen: Brian B. Baker

 Write about anything Why I Started Blogging When I was 24, a friend of mine said to me, “Brian, you read a lot, why don’t you write a book? We’ve talked about it, you should do it.” He moved a few months after that discussion and we’ve lost contact. A year or so after I … Continue reading