!@(marsbar.jpg popimg: “Mars Bar”)Chris had a post yesterday about reflecting on things from his childhood – at the end he asked: “And you? What stands out in your memories when you think about your childhood and the place you grew up?”.
Perfect timing! My closest childhood friend (Kimmie) is coming over tomorrow with her darling 4 yr old daughter. Everytime I see her little girl, it reminds me of when she and I were young – I see so much of her mommy in her. So I’m now thinking and reflecting on my childhood:
Lilac Bushes – There were 2 lilac bushes just outside my bedroom window in my childhood home. The smell of them in my room in the Spring was really nice. Everytime I smell lilac it brings me back to my childhood. I should plant one in the corner of my yard under Sierra’s window.
Bicycles – Kimmie and I used to ride our bikes EVERYWHERE we went. We spent hours upon hours cycling in our pre-teen and teen years scouting for boys 😉 Whenever I see two young girls cycling I remember how much fun Kimmie and I had on our adventures.
Mars Bars – they remind me of my grandma who had a Mars Bar a day until her death a few years ago – I miss her terribly and get weepy everytime I see a Mars bar wrapper.
I’ll leave you with the same conclusion as Chris did:
“And you? What stands out in your memories when you think about your childhood and the place you grew up?”