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HEART STRINGS – Part 2

To my Children from Decades Past:  It is comforting to believe some of you remember me.  Teachers have egos too.  As I said in Part 1, I remember also.  I wish it were not so but I admit to remembering … Continue reading

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HEART STRINGS – Part 1

School has started.  Does a teacher ever not take notice of that fact as the Septembers roll  along?  The following blog was posted three years ago.  Join me in my memories. ************ To my Children in Decades Past: What a … Continue reading

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THE HUMPTY TRUCK

The Humpty Truck has been retired at age 55.  I took it to the Mustang Museum where it looks like he will have a safe and enjoyable life among other toys with similar tastes, values, and memories. Humpty was thirty-five … Continue reading

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FEELING BITTERSWEET

I’m having another birthday soon.  So being nostalgic. FEELING BITTERSWEET Wearing sack dresses and platform shoes Reading Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew Feeling bittersweet. Singing “How Much is That Doggie in the Window” Seeing Lassie fight bears and leave them … Continue reading

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MY BLIND-RING-THING-FLING

During the winter of 2012, I was most near skinny.  I had been sick for eight months and lost about seventy pounds.  Deciding to live it up a little with my new, rather nice figure, except of course for the … 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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WARM MEMORIES

Stoked embers sparkle Producing a glowing flame Lighting memories.   https://ronovanwrites.com/2017/06/26/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-155-emberflame/

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DECORATION DAY

Sadly I admit to contributing to the falling away of such things as decorating graves.  Due, I suppose, to the fact that I have no one buried within 350 miles of me.  And compounded by the lack of a decision … Continue reading

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JUST “SIT A SPELL”

“Won’t you sit down and rest a spell,” invited my mom.  My guilty conscience magnified the pleading in her voice. “Mom, I would love to, but I’m so busy,” “That’s the reason you should rest a spell,” she observed quite … Continue reading

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EARLY MORNING CAMPMEETING

Early morning saints are bundled up near six o’clock to go to the tabernacle which is heated only by a large wood burning stove on this July day in the 1940’s.     Each of my family are just beginning to stir … Continue reading

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