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DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR?

I’m at home, all alone Enjoying the moment – just my own. Listening to the lack of sounds —-Oh, no, listen again Hear the susurrous sounds? The pleasant sound in memory Of children playing Of husband saying     He … Continue reading

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SIZE OF A HOUSE DOES NOT MAKE A HOME

YARD SALE TODAY – ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, MEMORABILIA Someone had hand painted a picture on a mirror.  Curious, I picked it up. Note on back:  OUR HOME 1928-1936.  SHARECROPPED FOR EDWARDS.  CYRUS & LUCY BORN HERE.   JUDITH LIVED WITH US.  HAPPY … 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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THE RUN-AWAY – SOMEBODY’S “PICK”

Okay, friends, there is not really a poster.  Sometimes you believe me even when I write fiction so I want to clarify.  Just some thoughts coming together with a compassion for run-a-ways and their families.  I wrote something recently about … 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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RECIPE FOR FAMILY REUNION

I’m off for a family reunion this weekend.  See you Tuesday or Wednesday.  I might read a little but probably no posting.  I’ll have to use the kindle, so I might read a book!  I leave with you this recipe … Continue reading

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SILENCE

(Note: This is fictitious. My experience only via peers) Poets are often out of balance When extolling the beauty of silence.             The quietness after the screaming child           The stillness … Continue reading

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DADDY’S BOOTS

Whatever happened to daddy’s boots? Flannel shirts and Levis, or Western suits. Justin boots and Stetson hats were the apparel of my family roots.   They were given to my mom From the hospital that long night. Love and memories … Continue reading

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CASSEROLE DREAMS and SAMMY

Picture November, 2017.  Oneta and Sammy wishing you a Merry Christmas! Blogging Friends:  The following is a Facebook status I posted about four years ago.   FB shot it up at me the other day so I decided to blog it.  … Continue reading

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JUST A HOLY DAY – NOT A HOLIDAY

 Splintered fragments from my day. RRRing.  Answering phone.  Hello.  Want the girls today?  Sure send them over. Running with hugs.  Using water bottle to squirt water.  Chasing yellow butterfly. Enters house.  Soaking feet.  Painting toenails.  Turned over nail polish.  Cotton … Continue reading

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