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Wrote By Rote It's your life if you want to write it. A blog about memoir

English - Memoir, Life, Writing
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Wrote By Rote · 7M ago

Cherry River (Soundtrack of My Life)

Have you ever searched for something only to find it when you weren't looking for it?       This post is a continuation of sorts from my previous post so you might want to start there if you...
Wrote By Rote · 7M ago

Anybody Got the Time (Soundtrack of My Life)

        Once spent, time is a commodity that can never be replaced.  I've squandered more than a few precious hours in my life with television or other similarly idle pursuits.  Agreed that ...
Wrote By Rote · 8M ago

Halloween Memories (from Tossing It Out)

The following post originally appeared at Tossing It Out on October 29th, 2009...Halloween MemoriesJack-o-lantern (Photo credit: Wikipedia)        Halloween undoubtedly evokes many different...
Wrote By Rote · 8M ago

The Yard Work I Never Had to Do

         It's time for the leaves to change though here in California you wouldn't notice much. Roller at Cockington A lawn roller leans against an oak tree at the side of 49773. Keywords: C...
Wrote By Rote · 8M ago

Of Footballs and Falling Leaves

Front of a yellow school bus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)        After summer is abruptly interrupted by the start of another school year, an almost imperceptible change occurs as students go ...
Wrote By Rote · 9M ago

School Days

A pic i took during my last days at school (Photo credit: Wikipedia)          When September comes I invariably think about school.  It's not just the store back-to-school specials or seeing...
Wrote By Rote · 9M ago

January 23-30, 1978 (Soundtrack of My Life)

       It's often said that life is strange, but compared to what?Salvador Dalí, The Persistence of Memory (1931), Museum of Modern Art (Photo credit: Wikipedia)       Time can be a very pre...
Wrote By Rote · 9M ago

Back on the Job

Arlee at Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park(summer of 2015)         The bad thing about vacations is that they have to end.  But of course if they never ended then they wouldn'...
Wrote By Rote · 11M ago

Vacation Time!

         Since I'm on vacation for a few weeks, my plan is to limit my blogging to some extent.   There will be a few posts at Tossing It Out, but on Wrote By Rote I'll likely go dormant unt...
Wrote By Rote · 11M ago

Candy Apply Red (Soundtrack of my Life)

          Oh, to be a kid again!  Though that would present the other challenges of adolescence and adulthood.   Would I really want to live my life over again?   Perhaps if I could edit out...