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Anna and Martha

My Grandmother, Anna, was born in 1900.  She had  lovely red hair.   Her identical twin sister, Martha, looked so much like her that I grew up thinking I had two paternal grandmothers.  The sisters were close and much alike … Continue reading

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Farmin’s Ain’t No Picnic….. Part 2

Harvest 2012 is “on hold”, once again, due to Mother Nature’s fickle attitude!   We received over an inch of rain and the fields are wet again.  So we will have a few days to regroup and hope for some … Continue reading

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I was born in a small town….

Homecoming = spirit, dress up days, pep rallies, bonfires, parades, football It’s high school and in a small town, on a scale of 1-10….. Homecoming is  a 15. The kids in my granddaughter’s freshman class  had made signs and banners … Continue reading

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There Is Not Just One Lovely Blog!

Well, there is really, but it’s an award that was given to me by Maddie Cochere breezybooksblog.wordpress.com maddiecochere@breezybooks.com Seven things about me….. 1.  There is always music in my head, sometimes coming out of my fingers.  Often coming out of … Continue reading

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Moonflower

http://youtu.be/CE2iOhAPbMQ My sister-in-law, the master gardener, gave me 2 moonflower plants.  They have grown well despite the drought conditions.  I have watered them diligently and I am patiently waiting for them to bloom soon…. but for now I will share … Continue reading

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Blurbs from 1955…

Did you hear the post office is  thinking about charging 7 cents just to mail a letter.  If they raise the minimum wage  to $1.00, nobody will be able to hire outside help at the store.  When I first started driving, who  … Continue reading

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When I was a child…

When I was a child, in the 1950’s, you could go outside on any night of the year, and it was quiet;  really quiet.  Not a sound.  Not a car or interstate in the distance, not an airplane, not even … Continue reading

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