It was one of such evenings we wished the tutor wouldn’t show up for our evening classes. The clock ticked on the wall of the children’s parlor as we waited patiently for him to arrive. The time was quarter before 4 pm so he would...

António Damásio, the author of Descartes’ Error, is a neurologist. Some of his works are related to the subconscious and conscious. In an experiment, Damasio with a group of scientists got some gamblers to play a game of cards. Four decks of cards were provided,...

Not all days were bad days with my father. The first time of three occasions my dad ever told me how much he loved me as a son was about 6:00 am after he'd returned from overnight partying, drunk to stupor. So he was on...

  Last week, we read about “The Human Mind” and how powerful our mind makes us. This week, The Memoir Blogger presents  “The Introduction to Acts.” We will blog this topic over the course of several weeks, attempting to understand this concept in four acts and...

My father demanded us to be the best intellectually and toughest emotionally. We felt the constant need to impress him academically. However, the growing feeling of dejection and increasing need for affection was undeniable. Initially, for me, it was clearly out of fear of what...

There have been different interpretations to the word mind. Scientifically, the mind is housed in the brain. It is the point where thoughts and reasoning processes take place, the point of consciousness or awareness and also where unconscious activities take place. The processing speed of the...

Today marks exactly two weeks following the launching of The Memoir Blogger, and the posting of the first memoir blog. Your encouragement and support has been incredible, while the posts stats far exceeded my expectation. I have you all to thank for it. THANK YOU!! This...

 I heard my dad walk down the hallway. I could feel the vibrations from the terrazzo laden floor as he took each footstep down the hall. A sturdy man, my father was. About five feet eleven, light complexioned, and well-built but not overweight. At thirty-two,...