Category Archives: memories

POOR? NOT ME!

“I only worked one day last week and Mrs. A. called me yesterday and said she didn’t need me this week either.  So I guess you are going to have to order me some shoes and some underclothes.  I am … Continue reading

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LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT

Age has dulled his mind But thoughts of a spinning top make his face light up. ***** My take on the words “light” and “top” suggested prompt for haiku by Ronovan      

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COAL OIL LAMP

(This picture shows a coal oil lamp with a card inserted behind one “prong” of the wick burner.  It will help to explain what mother meant when she told about putting a card at the side of the globe.  It … Continue reading

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LIFE IN TORNADO ALLEY

Air out the bedding and put in the bug bomb!  Cellar cleaning time again.  Ears tuned to the TV weather channel.  It’s tornado season! As a child I was naïve regarding weather.  The only thing we had was hot and … Continue reading

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