Times Past: Themes and Focus

Times Past: Themes and Focus

By Irene Waters Although memoir is a true story of a particular part of your life, it must still have structure if you intend for others to read it. Firstly you have to decide what is the story that you want to tell. For most memoir writers it will be the most...
Times Past: Cooking with Mum

Times Past: Cooking with Mum

By Irene Waters My almost ninety-year-old mother rings me every night. A habit that began many years ago both to ensure that she had someone to talk to every day and from a safety perspective. Too often the elderly fall and are not discovered for days. Every day she...
Times Past: Back in Time with Trees

Times Past: Back in Time with Trees

By Charli Mills, A Gen-Xer 2017, Virgin, Utah (Rural) Monkeys once flew over stunted juniper trees. I squint into the rosette of a setting sun and etch to memory the squared-lines of a mesa that had served as an Air Force Base in southern Utah. I never saw the monkeys...
Winner of Flash Fiction Contest #4

Winner of Flash Fiction Contest #4

Scars By Irene Waters During October, the Rodeo, which was the brain child of Charli Mills from Carrot Ranch, gave us a wonderful opportunity to put ourselves outside our comfort zones by writing different forms and genres. Personally, I found it difficult,...