About Life in the 50’s and Retired Ruth
Blogs I Follow
- Childhood Memories of growing up in the 1950s and 1960s.
- The Brick House
- Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud
- Sean of the South
- Writing By Laura
- Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings
- Writing and Illustrating
- The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog
- What's Nonfiction?
- Grab the Lapels
- Fatima Fakier
- Roth Poetry
- Smorgasbord Blog Magazine
- Seoul Sister
- Extraordinary Sunshine Weaver
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Monthly Archives: December 2012
Who is inspired by you? That is a difficult question for most of us to answer. Sometimes we never know. This year, instead of making New Year’s Resolutions, I plan to list the characteristics I admire in others and … Continue reading
Subtract the negative Add the positive!
I just finished preparing my Mom’s turkey cassarole for Christmas Eve. Yes, I know I spelled casserole wrong. But that’s the way my mom spelled it on the handwritten recipe booklet she gave me with some of her favorite recipes. … Continue reading
Nothing you can say …… about The Beatles that hasn’t already been said! I loved The Beatles from the very start. For Christmas in 1963 I got a portable stereo record player and my first record was “I Want … Continue reading
It seems quite natural that animals play a big part in the Christmas celebration. After all, Jesus was born in a stable surrounded by animals. And Santa has those magical reindeer at his beck and call. As a … Continue reading
After blogging for a few months and discovering all the little idiosyncracies of WordPress and realizing I had to do MORE than just type and post, I found on my stats that I had over 200 followers. This seemed unrealistic … Continue reading
Since my blog deals with childhood memories, I was going to say… “Hey, just read my blog!” But I have never written about my earliest memory. There is not much to it except it seems extraordinary that I could remember … Continue reading
Get this outfit off of me! Photo credit: And My Cat magazine
December 1957. The Christmas that I received the least is the one I remember the most. My parents were in their mid 30’s. I was 7, my brother was 12. We lived on a small farm which we farmed “on … Continue reading
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Agfact #23 For every dollar spent on food, the farmer receives 15.8 cents. Ag fact provided by National Farmers Union