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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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WHY?

I’ve been rummaging and remembering family treasures and times together.  I don’t remember “moody” peers.  Suicides were almost a never happen event.  For the first thirty years, I only knew one person who committed suicide.  No illegal drugs/but there was … Continue reading

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WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN/HOW FLORA SEES FLOSSIE

Have you read HOW FLOSSIE SEES FLORA?  reference https://onetahayes.com/2018/10/27/how-flossie-sees-flora/ ****************** Wish my grandma was still alive.  Miss her fabulous stories and delightful fun. Instead, there’s an old flibbertigibbet, Flossie, who lives next door.  Our first encounter was a fruitless flub when I … Continue reading

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POPULATE THE EARTH

As the years go by, Generations come and go. Precious jewels of time! **************** My photo is not very plain but it does represent my TIME on earth.  God made man and told him to populate the earth.  This is … Continue reading

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OLD FOLKS

Interesting bits from Isaiah 3:4-5, 12 (NIV)  “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them….The young will rise up against the old, the base against the honorable.”   “Youths oppress my people, women rule over them.” Adam Hogg … 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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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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POLITICAL DISARRAY

    How is this for political disarray? Isaiah 3:4-5 “I will make boys their officials; mere children will govern them. People will oppress each other – man against man, neighbor against neighbor. The young will rise up against the … Continue reading

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GRANDMA’S BONNET

“Did you get my bonnet?’  Grandma asked.  I assured her I did.  “Do you wear it?” she continued. “Now what do I say,” I think to myself. “Why no, Grandma, I put it on the wall for decoration.  It fits … Continue reading

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GRANDDAD’S TEARS

            (Picture is my granddad and grandma.  I’ll tell you about Grandma’s bonnet                                             … Continue reading

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