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PRE-LOVED FLATWARE

For twenty years I have displayed pre-loved flatware on a large doily on my wall. These 19th century utensils were used by my Great Grandmother Moore. They were passed on to me from my grandmother. The large doily was crocheted … Continue reading

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FIVE GENERATIONS

The Sam/Oneta Hayes family tree grew another branch this year. (He is a little twig right now but growing rapidly.) Five generations with the head being a man is rather unusual I think. Most five generation pictures I see are … Continue reading

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AUTOGRAPHED CABINET

The cabinet above belonged to my Great-grandmother Moore; it is now in the possession of my sister. Our grandchildren are now able to read some of the highlights of day. The notations are written on the inside of the two … Continue reading

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THAT DRIVES ME TO DRINK

I made a reservation to have my fingernails done. Noon tomorrow? Okay, fine. About 15 minutes later I got a call asking if I could come in at 4:00 today. Okay, fine. I arrived on time. The place was full … Continue reading

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SO DIFFERENT TO BE SO MUCH ALIKE

Aunt Delma’s birthday was last week. As usual I am remembering late. I am cut/paste the blog from five years ago. In this cancel culture time, I dare say there are a lot of bigots who have pegged Aunt Delma … Continue reading

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LEAVING A LEGACY

The top image is the news release about a class I was teaching at the Senior Center a few years ago. The second, below, was the first page of my teaching plans. It was an eight week course. It was … 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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RACIAL ISSUES AND ME – BACKGROUND

Those who know me at all, know I was rocked in the cradle in Sunday School and Church.  From as early as I can remember we sang Jesus Loves the Little Children.  We had missionaries visit us regularly – with … Continue reading

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JADALYN JUMPS INTO HER 12th YEAR

Making use of the birthday jump rope. This is the first of your birthdays that you are taller than I.  I remember when your legs got too long to put them in my face on my pillow.  And I remember … Continue reading

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DON’T FEAR THE GOOD-BYES

Time is near for you to go. Go in victory, as  you have taught. You have climbed the mountains high, And you’ve enjoyed the valleys low. You have won the battles fought, Taught your kids to reach the sky, To … Continue reading

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