Tag Archives: Blogger

Seeking

It was terrifying.  For the first time in her life, she was alone.  She had worked through the sadness, the grief, as best as she could.  It was time to move away and try to start over.   She didn’t … Continue reading

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Three Thoughts

  In a very late response to the challenge posed by Margo at https://theothersideof55.wordpress.com/ I’m posting my answers (three for each question) to this meme: Three names I answer to: Ruth Grandma Mrs. Crates Three places I’ve called home: Vanlue Ohio … Continue reading

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Losing a Friend

     I walked to my front window after hearing the news.  As I looked out at the beautiful sunset, I thought of Nancy.   The sky was on fire with yellow-gold, orange, pink, and purple streaks topped with layers … Continue reading

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Riding my Bike

She was waiting for me at the end of the sidewalk with her hands on her hips. “You may as well put that bicycle in the garage for the next two weeks. You could have been killed.  Lucky for you … Continue reading

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Hickory Nut Cake

I recently found my mom’s recipe for Hickory Nut Cake.  I am reposting this and adding the recipe at the end….. My mom’s hickory nut cake was the best.  It was moist and nutty. It was a supreme labor of … Continue reading

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Celebration: Farmer Style

Wednesday was my husband’s birthday.     We usually have a small get-together with our friends on the weekend closest to our birthdays, but this year it didn’t work out and everyone was busy with other committments.  This was birthday … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Fall

An unpleasant memory for me….. I had a real jerk for a boss one year and  I was carrying a load of books down the hallway to the office.   Little did I know that the carpet mats at the … Continue reading

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