Category Archives: family

WHY?

I’ve been rummaging and remembering family treasures and times together.  I don’t remember “moody” peers.  Suicides were almost a never happen event.  For the first thirty years, I only knew one person who committed suicide.  No illegal drugs/but there was … Continue reading

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DAUGHTER’S JOY

She never minded Walking the narrow pathway to be with daddy. ************* For me it was more of a “get in the pick-up and go with me to see how the corn is growing.”  😀 ************** Ronovan’s challenge:  Write haiku … Continue reading

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LIFE IS LOVELY – DAY AFTER DAY

Sunday, March 24, 1968. “clear, nice day – Jones & Holmes came home with us – Jimmy & Ta came out” My mom was not Creator of days (M’s challenge for today) but she was the one who “created” this … Continue reading

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DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

I’m at home, all alone Enjoying the moment – just my own. Listening to the lack of sounds —-Oh, no, listen again Hear the susurrous sounds? The pleasant sound in memory Of children playing Of husband saying     He … Continue reading

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SIZE OF A HOUSE DOES NOT MAKE A HOME

YARD SALE TODAY – ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, MEMORABILIA Someone had hand painted a picture on a mirror.  Curious, I picked it up. Note on back:  OUR HOME 1928-1936.  SHARECROPPED FOR EDWARDS.  CYRUS & LUCY BORN HERE.   JUDITH LIVED WITH US.  HAPPY … Continue reading

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RECIPE FOR FAMILY REUNION

I’m off for a family reunion this weekend.  See you Tuesday or Wednesday.  I might read a little but probably no posting.  I’ll have to use the kindle, so I might read a book!  I leave with you this recipe … Continue reading

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WHAT’S THE KEY?

BEFORE GOING FURTHER WITH OUR SUBJECT FROM YESTERDAY,LET’S TAKE A JOURNEY through the Bible and see what is outstanding about successful Bible youth.  We will find: Isaac  – What a model of submission!  We hear of Abraham’s great faith, but … Continue reading

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LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND

    Man/woman relationships are established in Genesis. Marriage, including sex, between one man and one woman is God’s plan. The book is replete with cases that are not one man/one woman, but I can’t think of any that did … Continue reading

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LOVE NEVER DIES

The summer tradition had begun several years ago and was cherished by Todd’s family long before the tragedy occurred.  Cyan had sweet memories of summer camps with candles burning until the paraffin gradually melted to the nubs.  The elders would … Continue reading

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DADDY’S BOOTS

Whatever happened to daddy’s boots? Flannel shirts and Levis, or Western suits. Justin boots and Stetson hats were the apparel of my family roots.   They were given to my mom From the hospital that long night. Love and memories … Continue reading

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