Category Archives: nostalgia

THE FLAG, ARTHUR MACY

Julie’s history lesson yesterday (HERE) put me on a short search of my old readers to see if the Story of Betsy Ross was in one.  I seemed to remember one from sometime in my childhood.  I didn’t find one but … 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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FEELING BITTERSWEET

I’m having another birthday soon.  So being nostalgic. FEELING BITTERSWEET Wearing sack dresses and platform shoes Reading Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Feeling bittersweet. Singing “How Much is That Doggie in the Window” Seeing Lassie fight bears and leave them … Continue reading

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PASSIONATE FLAMES

FIREBUG!  That as the name of a play that my class performed in high school about 1949.  My class was small, just over twenty students.  Apparently they tried to give a role to everybody since I was assigned the role … Continue reading

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A MIGHT HAVE HAPPENED STORY

Vibrant asked us to write about why we were given our user names.  We were to write less than 50 words I did that on his blog, but decided to get a bit nostalgic and wrote “what might have been” … Continue reading

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CHILDHOOD ANGST? NOT FOR ME

Shh…  I’m thinking.  Shh…  I’m reliving moments from yesteryear.  Shh… I’m striving to discover a deep dark secret from my childhood.  My internal tape recorder reveals no mystery, no secrets, no pain.  Sort of disappointing, isn’t it?  Surely I am … Continue reading

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