The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

Traditions Are a Love Language

Some things never change and that might be good

Image from author’s photos

This is my granddaughter when she got out of bed. On this evening she put on makeup using a permanent marker before going downstairs to see her mother.

My daughter got out of bed often at night and each time I sternly asked, “Katie, what do you need?” After hearing about her sore knee, a monster under her…




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Brenda Mahler

Brenda Mahler

Real life person sharing real life stories. Writing about travel, dogs, and healthy lifestyles.

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