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THE TEAPOT CURSE

Funny Story, no spiritual significance unless I am gossiping. Hope not. Don’t think so since you have absolutely no idea who this story is about. Neither do I know her; I don’t think I ever knew her name. I did … Continue reading

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I’M OLDER THAN … FITTED SHEETS!

I have rid myself of many bed linens.  Although I almost always strip the bed, wash and dry the sheets and remake the bed on the same day, I was careful to keep an extra pair of sheets just in … 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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A LASTING GIFT

MOST OF YOU can’t go with me in time back to 1949, the date of the picture in the middle top. I don’t remember the guy in the picture; that has no importance. I am looking to see if I … Continue reading

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HOUSE OF AN OLD WOMAN

Just making my way from room to room and finding albums, pictures, scrapbooks, memorabilia lying around all over the place, I’m thinking “I declare if this weren’t my house, I’d think an old woman lived here.” Ta Da, I’m off … Continue reading

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CHANCE FOR HAPPINESS?

“Oh, please Hun, let’s buy it,” Lydia pleaded. Hun gave a loving but somewhat derisive chuckle.  “Oh, I can see it now.  The first time we have had money to invest, and you want this!” “I can see Luke and … Continue reading

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DADDY WAS NO WHINER

(Given the current Bloomberg dust up, the following re-post seems timely.  With thanks and appreciation to my daddy/farmer.  In the picture are some of my daddy’s brothers. The near one on the right looks like daddy, but my daddy had … Continue reading

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LET’S CHAT

Let’s chat about downsizing.   I invited some friends over for lunch last week.  As I set the table for three, I considered downsizing where it really hurts.  Sixty years ago having lunch together meant husbands and kids also.  Fourteen of … 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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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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