Think back about …

Moving Day

Moving Day is a memorable event for most people. For children, it can be very traumatic. At other points in life, it can be exciting, terrifying, or a mixture of both. Research tells us that moving is one of the top stressors that a person can experience in a lifetime, right up there with divorce, job loss, or death of a loved one. Think back… Do you remember moving as a child? What were your moving day experiences like as an adult? How about downsizing moves for older adults? Share your moving day stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

Featured Story

We all live in a yellow submarine, er… yellow bus
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… their route started from Boston to Nova Scotia to see the total eclipse of the sun

Readers’ Choice

Who Will Take my Grandmother’s Teacups?
So yes, it is time to get started. But first, I have to find a good home for this Waterford bowl my aunt gave me when I got [...]
Life on the Move
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There are many lessons I have learned ... Moves are a complex blend of stress, opportunity, and calamity.
A Political Movement
Simply put, we were desperate to move back to a deeply blue eastern state.
Moving Days
I’d been flying into closed windows, falling to the ground momentarily dazed, then picking myself up and taking flight again.
Movin’ Out
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I have made a total of eight moves in my life, and it is astonishing how many details I have forgotten.
No Longer on the Move
Moving is a pain. No one enjoys it. That’s one of many reasons I am happy that I’ve been settled in my home for [...]
Moving Day Blues
I haven’t moved very often in my life, in fact for the past 40 years we’ve lived in Manhattan in the same “7 rms, river [...]

Stories from the Previous Prompt

Snail Mail

GHOSTS
Or maybe that’s part of why I eventually “ghosted” him. I didn’t yet have the maturity, the empathy, the compassion that [...]
Love Letters.
I too have always loved snail mail letters: the inherently personal nature of them (especially handwriting), the tactile [...]

Other Recent Stories

Cherry Coke Redux
A story called CHERRY COKE I posted awhile ago at the prompt THE CRUSH seems to work here too,  so am posting again,  here’s [...]
Rumors of his death …
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The floor under my feet seemed to drop away, and a roaring began in my head. I must have replayed the message 10 times. Was [...]

Think back about …

Moving Day

Moving Day is a memorable event for most people. For children, it can be very traumatic. At other points in life, it can be exciting, terrifying, or a mixture of both. Research tells us that moving is one of the top stressors that a person can experience in a lifetime, right up there with divorce, job loss, or death of a loved one. Think back… Do you remember moving as a child? What were your moving day experiences like as an adult? How about downsizing moves for older adults? Share your moving day stories forward.

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