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WEEKEND WITH ASHLYN, 2015

“Hurry, Baby, we have to get out of here before the snow gets worse,” said Roger to Ashlyn as they went out the door. Sammy and I stood in the door watching them go. Ashlyn hurried along beside her “Haw-Hee.” … Continue reading

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WELCOME, WEE ONE

Great-great-grandmother – As the ebb and flow of life Brings me Oliver! _______________ Picture is my real great-great grandson. Adorable, huh? _______________ Written for Ronavan A weekly haiku challenge by Ronavan Writes

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JESSIE JACKSON IN 1975

I’ve told you before that I used to be active in the Democratic party. In my rummaging among old school materials I found these bits. So I’m sharing a bit from my past. I’m not sure whether this picture of … Continue reading

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A LASTING GIFT

MOST OF YOU can’t go with me in time back to 1949, the date of the picture in the middle top. I don’t remember the guy in the picture; that has no importance. I am looking to see if I … Continue reading

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE

If Ammie had not had to go to the hospital, the chair wouldn’t cause me so much pain. “She’s okay,” the doctor said.  “She has a brilliant mind.  We are going to keep her for some testing and studies.” It … Continue reading

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SAM’S STORY, part 6 – MERCHANT NAVY

So I was off to Seaschool at Grave’s End in London, right on the River Thames.  While I was there I had an attack of appendicitis. The appendix was gangrenous so I remained in the hospital for a couple of … Continue reading

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JUST ONE LIKE THAT!

What’s been said about a sister? Cool, glamorous, smart, encouraging, stimulating, loving, witty, calm, patient, loyal, and inspiring. Sometimes you know that their sisters cannot be all that! Must be some exaggeratin’ goin’ on. Ain’t nobody got a sister like … Continue reading

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PERSPECTIVE

  “I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet”    ― Helen Keller ************* I am being hit by a result of CoVid19 in a way that makes me complain this morning.  … Continue reading

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SOS TO DAD!!!

After midnight.  My son, Carl, was not home.  He was over twenty so no problem except that I am a mom.  Sleep was hazy. Phone rings.  Sammy (Dad) answers because the phone is on his side of the bed.  Old … Continue reading

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HERE’S A BLOG

  This is my third day without a post.  So I’m sitting here trying to think what to post. I’m considering confessing all my faults and failures, but after I tell you about both of them, I don’t know what … Continue reading

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