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COLLAR

I found a collar in my old trunk of stuff. Took a picture. See it above? Obviously I didn’t starch and iron it like I did in the fifties. I don’t know where this collar came from but it sent … Continue reading

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HOME ON THE FARM

The following selection is from a Facebook status written by my nephew, Teral Crawford. Teral retired last month. How the years have flown by! Enjoy his memories of the kind of life my mom and dad provided. What’s on my … Continue reading

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MEET MY BROTHER – CLYDE RODGERS

Come let us reason together, I say.  I am eighty-seven years old; Clyde was eighty-five.  Reason will tell you I knew him for all his days.  Longer than anyone here.  Right?  Of course. So I also knew the eighty-five year … Continue reading

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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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