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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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ME, PLAIN AND SIMPLE

(Sharing a Facebook status from November ’14) I have been challenged by a friend to tell nine things about myself, presumably things you might not have known before. So here goes: Although I was raised on a farm, I sat on … Continue reading

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PASSIONATE FLAMES

FIREBUG!  That as the name of a play that my class performed in high school about 1949.  My class was small, just over twenty students.  Apparently they tried to give a role to everybody since I was assigned the role … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FIFTIES

Favored (Nineteen)50’s – Flirting, Finding, Falling, Fulfilling Fantasy Fluent Fifty – Looking like a Fox News Anchor :D, Bills paid, Top of Career, House built, Kids independent!  (Okay, I was lying about looking like a Fox lady.) Fabulous Feat, 50th … Continue reading

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POOR? NOT ME!

“I only worked one day last week and Mrs. A. called me yesterday and said she didn’t need me this week either.  So I guess you are going to have to order me some shoes and some underclothes.  I am … Continue reading

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ON THE BACK OF A POSTAGE STAMP

  I was a teen in the forties after World War Two.  During the war it was said that secret codes were hidden on the back of postage stamps.  That must have been the impetus for what became a fad … Continue reading

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