Tag Archives: long marriage

“I’LL LOOK AFTER HER”

      How about that three cent stamp!  This was the letter Sammy wrote my parents in 1953. Letterhead was Southwestern Bible College in Oklahoma City.  Dated April 10, 1953: Dear Mr. and Mrs. Rodgers,         … Continue reading

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LAST DANCE

“Let’s do it!”  Sandy and Hank agreed. “An ice-skating honeymoon.” So the wedding  was on Valentine’s Day – fifty years ago. They first met at a skating rink when Hank helped Sandy after a fall.  She had twisted her ankle.  … Continue reading

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ME HOT WITH HOT YAHTZEE

  What a night!  Three games and five Yahtzees for me!  It turned out to be Yahtzee night because all five players won Yahtzees, but I was the only FIVE winner!  That Hotzee there in the blue is ME = … Continue reading

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THE ODD SPOUSE

Her scientist husband was at it again.  It infuriated her, amused her, interested her, and drew her to him in spite of his oddities.  She admired his inquisitive brain.  This time he had somehow made a magnetic field in the … Continue reading

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HOME WITH SAMMY

TO SAMMY- 66 YEARS OF HOME Home, fortunate to be my pleasant place; my hubby and I talk face to face. Home, all my belongings there I stash; got a lot of stuff, just not cash. Home, cars can park … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL THE WHISTLE SAY TODAY?

Feeling chilly Fran put the teapot on and went back to her warm bed. Six years ago Jim bought the whistling teapot.   They lay in bed many mornings fitting words to the rhythm of its whistle.   Silly things, kiddie things.  … Continue reading

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NIGHT AT THE PALACE

Harry sat in his old recliner, remembering Mattie.  That Mattie!  She was something else all right!  Funny about the night they stayed in the Palace Hotel.  Cost them a pretty penny!   Mattie couldn’t wait to get home.  She said the … 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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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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HAVING BIRTHDAYS – ONE EACH PER YEAR

Sammy, my love, we are growing old. We have now had one birthday each every year, for a mighty lot of years.  I’m glad we are still doing them together.   Sometimes now you even grunt as you roll off the … Continue reading

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