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Monthly Peace Challenge

The Beatles were wrong. There I’ve said it even though I never thought I would disagree with those 4 adorable boys from the 60’s. What I have learned from the past (almost) 42 years of marriage is….. it takes more … Continue reading

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Let it Begin with me.

A favorite song. A timeless song. We are all brothers and sisters. You will never convince me that Peace is not meant to be. Events throughout the world make it easy to believe that evil and hatred are the norm. … Continue reading

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5 minute Friday: After

After I started this kitchen remodeling project, after the cupboards were torn out piece by piece, split into pieces and burned,  I felt the presence of the woman whose kitchen I had just destroyed, my mother-in-law.   Her presence was … Continue reading

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Saturday Night, Pepsi-Cola, and soda crackers

Soda crackers?  Really?  They were considered a treat? It was 1961, and Saturday night was my favorite night of the week.   Because Sunday morning and Sunday School followed Saturday night… it was bath night.  Everyone got scrubbed from head … Continue reading

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I was Primitive, before Primitive was cool

Many folks are following the primitive decorating trend now.  It’s all about using antiques and rustic-looking objects to decorate your home.  It’s also about recycling and repurposing objects that you may already have or that you can buy cheaper than … Continue reading

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First Kiss

We were out on a date.  In my Daddy’s car.  We hadn’t driven.  Very Far. Oh wait that was the Last Kiss.  Sorry. Back in the 60’s there was a phrase  – “Sweet Sixteen and Never Been Kissed.”  I don’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Writing Challenge: Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Spring 1967.  Unpacking the luggage from our 1963 Chevy Bel-Air.   We were returning home from a cross-county road trip from Ohio to California and back to visit my brother who was stationed at Ft. Ord, California, near Monterey. It … Continue reading

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Poem for Peace Monthly Peace Challenge: Mad Men

The many messages from Bloggers For Peace resonate with the same beliefs.   Whether you create a video, a short story, a blog post, a poem, a photo, drawing, or an advertisement, the message is crystal clear. (A diamante is … Continue reading

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A Christmas to remember

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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Promise?

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