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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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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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