Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

How I learned to ride a bike

I jumped up on the queen-sized bed, almost slipping off as the patchwork quilt that covered it began to slide down towards the floor. Grabbing a handful of the colorful fabric I hoisted myself up on top, just enough so my white tennis shoes could still dangle over the edge. I buried my face in… Continue reading How I learned to ride a bike

My 1988 Pink Mickey Mouse t-shirt
Annie's Micro-Museum, Nostalgic Stories

The Christmas I unwrapped Mickey Mouse

My favorite Christmas was in 1988 when I was six. In my family we always opened gifts the night before Christmas on Christmas Eve. Usually we were in Brookfield, Wisconsin just outside of Milwaukee at my Dad's parent's house. This year however, my grandparents came down by us in Madison, Wisconsin. My Grandma Mary Jean… Continue reading The Christmas I unwrapped Mickey Mouse