Category Archives: generations

THE FRACTURED GENERATION

THE NATION YELLS “WHAT IS WRONG?” **************** I am a product of a fractured generational culture.  I have given up. With the permission of the youth pastor, I went to youth services for several months;  engaged some senior ladies to … Continue reading

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TURNING LOOSE

Children are a blessing from the Lord. These, plus five, make up our great grands. Fruitful minds, eternal souls, eager hands. Our influence extended to the third and fourth generation. Preparing citizens for our “God blessed” nation. Hiding fears for … Continue reading

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THE MAKING OF “me”

(A copy and paste from four years ago – instead of eighty-one, I’m now eighty-five and Alayna is twenty-six.) The browning album crackled from the weight of the fading pictures as my grandchildren turned the page of the wonderland that … Continue reading

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OPPORTUNE MOMENT

This barber keeps overhead cost to a minimum, but his clientele seem not to care.  Requirement for his business was a towel. a stool, and clippers.  Since the tonsorial service was free, older grandson sits patiently while Papa Hayes sees … Continue reading

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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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WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN/HOW FLORA SEES FLOSSIE

Have you read HOW FLOSSIE SEES FLORA?  reference https://onetahayes.com/2018/10/27/how-flossie-sees-flora/ ****************** Wish my grandma was still alive.  Miss her fabulous stories and delightful fun. Instead, there’s an old flibbertigibbet, Flossie, who lives next door.  Our first encounter was a fruitless flub when I … Continue reading

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POPULATE THE EARTH

As the years go by, Generations come and go. Precious jewels of time! **************** My photo is not very plain but it does represent my TIME on earth.  God made man and told him to populate the earth.  This is … Continue reading

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OLD FOLKS

Interesting bits from Isaiah 3:4-5, 12 (NIV)  “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them….The young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable.”   “Youths oppress my people, women rule over them.” Adam Hogg … Continue reading

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STALWART PEOPLE GOT US HERE

Written by Grandma in 1934, Denver, CO.  July 25th – I was five months old.  I guess this was my mother’s grandma.  The people she mentions are my great grandparents and their siblings.  She is writing to family in Kansas.  … Continue reading

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I WILL TELL YOU OF A FELLOW

I WILL TELL YOU OF A FELLOW I will tell you of a fellow, of a fellow I have seen; He is neither white nor yellow but he’s altogether green. His name is nothing charming; it is only common “Bill.” … Continue reading

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