-“Fishing” for change out of the phone booth when I was a kid.
– Catching frogs in the pond at camp as a kid.
– My friend G taking me for rides on his motorcycle in August of 1988. I would hop on the back and we would roar off into the night. It was so exciting and even now every time I see a motorcycle I still think of him.
– S in Jr.High “mooning” me at camp.
– My best friend and I taking the streetcar downtown dressed as hippies.
– Being in the back of my uncle’s Station Wagon as a kid and making faces at the drivers in the cars behind us.
– Going to Centre Island and bringing my pet gerbils with me in a plastic lunch box with holes poked in it for breathing.
– Flinging the swings up over the poles at the park.
– Moving into our first house when I was 12.
– Putting “Sun-In” in my hair as a teen and having it turn all “brassy.”
– Watching music videos on MTV in the 80’s.
– Dancing around my living room listening to Beatles songs.
– Taking my “Boom-Box” to the beach.
– Losing my zebra toy when I was in Kindergarten.
– When my friend T was hit by a car and broke her arm.
– Getting scratches all over my arms from picking lilacs.
– My cousin showing me how he got his cat to “stick” to the wall.
– Getting my highschool yearbooks signed.
– Jumping off the garage roof trying to fly.
– My raspberry lip balm I took to science camp.
– When I had long hair and my friend French braided it for me.
– Doing “Ass-Crackers” off the diving board at camp.
– Watching the fireworks at Parliament Hill.
– All the fun I had with my friends at the YMCA group.
– Digging clay out of the creek behind the cottage.
– Short-sheeting my mother’s bed for a joke.
– Washing my hair in the rain.
– Summer concerts at the CNE grandstand in the 70’s.
– My cousin’s red Corvette Stingray.
– Riding horses bareback.
– The Icelandic sweaters my grandmother knit for me.
– Borrowing my friends’ bikes and skateboards as a kid because I never had my own as my mother thought they were too dangerous.
– Holding my newborns for the first time.
– Waking up from surgery and not remembering where I was.
– The worst thing I ever did: used the $$$$ collected for UNICEF as a kid to buy candy and still feeling badly about it even after all these YRS even though I did pay it back.
– Getting 100% on a science test and everyone accused me of cheating but I didn’t.
– My light blue mohair vest.
– Life in the city, I still miss.
– My first dog.
– Making a “milk” formula for my dolls’ bottles mixing baby powder and water.
– The “Caravan” multicultural festival.