Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Diary


Anne Frank

10:08am:
This morning while doing my morning stuff, I listened to an Audible book. Originally, I bought Audible books to listen to while driving. That proved unworkable. I am unable to keep attention to driving and listening to an Audible book at the same time.

This morning I listened to "The Diary of a Young Girl," by Anne Frank.

Each diary entry begins with the date. When I hear the date, I think about what I may have been doing on that date. This morning Anne began with,
"Saturday, November 27th, 1943." My sixth birthday.

I thought about what I may have done that day. For sure my Mom made a birthday party for me. I feel melancholy when I consider myself and Anne on that date.




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3 comments:

  1. Rejoice! You still have your life...and a darn good one at that! Hers was cut short and you have had so many more years....enjoy them for her too.

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  2. I was born in 1943......I did not see my father until age 2
    because I was a War Baby....

    Even as a toddler I remember my mother sobbing listening to Churchill's speeches.

    My mother and I lived in tiny apartment in Northern Minnesota.

    I have read the book many times..

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  3. Knowing what happened to Anne Frank, is so sad. What happened to you, was so much better, even though life isn't always perfect or great. Blessings, Lynn

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