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Marge and Glenn

June 16, 1943.  Duluth, Minnesota.  He was almost twenty-two.  She was twenty.  World War II raged in other parts of the world, but for one day, the war was forgotten for this couple.   Glenn was stationed in Duluth after … Continue reading

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June 16, 1943

  “I’ll bet no one has ever called Duluth Minnesota paradise,” said Marge, “but that’s what it feels like tonight.” Glenn looked at his new bride and smiled.  “It sure is paradise.” They walked hand in hand along the water, … Continue reading

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A Sweet Surprise

Dilapidated. The price was right.  It was all she could afford. Seriously it was a dump, but at least she would be off the streets.  The foundation was sturdy. There wasn’ t any mold. The doors and windows were secure … Continue reading

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Ginger

  We were the back hall gang, taking pride in the fact that we didn’t really fit in with the rest of the school.    We had pens printed with our motto…. Back Hall Rules, Rest of School Drools…… We … Continue reading

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The Wallet (Part Two)

Many of you know that I am the excavator’s wife.  It seems simpler to tell the rest of the story from my point of view. The first thing I noticed as I emptied the damp wallet was an identification card … Continue reading

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It’s Personal

  It’s difficult to find exact statistics but one article I read says 46 states no longer require the teaching of cursive writing.  Keyboarding, online banking, echecks, debit cards, and electronic signatures have rendered it … obsolete. There are as … Continue reading

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Charm Bracelets, Mothers, and Daughters

“During the 1950′ and 1960’s, the charm bracelet was a must-have accessory for girls.” ….it was the story of your life.  At least for a little while. My bracelet was a Christmas present in 1963. It came with one charm … Continue reading

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