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Jadalyn, when I “wake up the house” I think of you, when I was take my meds, I think of you, when I put things in the pantry, I think of you, and when I sit in the rocker in … Continue reading

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Angry Andrew

He was known as Angry Andrew; Any mistake and his temper flew. People stepped aside, Until the day he died Without a friend to bid him adieu. ————– I picked up my five and seven year old great-granddaughters for a hundred … Continue reading

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Lucky? Me?

Tender little hand on my shoulder awakening me from sleep.  “Grandma, the baby wants you,” she said. Helpful little hands keeping sister from falling. Victorious little hands grasping air, doing a balancing act. Skillful little hands coloring in the lines. Careful … Continue reading

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