Tag Archives: childhood

Remembering Aunt Amber’s lesson on forgiveness

My Aunt Amber taught me a great deal about being independent, tough, resilient and kind. And one of the best lessons she taught me came through an experience I had with her African violet. Growing up on a farm meant not much time or money for vacations, so it was momentous when Dad declared he’d […]

Keepsakes in the Attic – Guest Post by John R. Cobb

I am thrilled to publish a guest post today from fellow Maine writer, John R. Cobb. This is an exclusive story written for Shallow Reflections to enhance your Halloween experience. I hope you like it as much as I do. Allow this sample to sharpen your appetite for more of John’s excellent writing. “What’s in here?” […]