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Teddy Bear’s Picnic

OK, all you 60-somethings, sing along with me: If you go out in the woods today, You’d better not go alone. It’s lovely out in the woods today, But safer to stay at home. For every bear that ever there … Continue reading

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Reflection in the Looking Glass

I’ve been working up my courage to write this post for some time now…the courage my mother always had. I remember that night, lying in bed, my sister by my side, both of us staring at the ceiling with our … Continue reading

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Cheese Sandwiches and Hostess Cupcakes!

Cypress Tree, Carmel, California Painting by Fran Estacio Thank God for the ability to hold on to our memories. How shallow our lives would be if we were not able to. Our memories allow us to relive sweet moments that … Continue reading

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See the USA in Your Chevrolet!

It all started in June of 1989. We had been married for one year when I came home to find a fire engine in the driveway and my husband in the middle of a heart attack, surrounded by at least … Continue reading

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What does God look like?

It had been eight weeks since we’ve been to church. Due to some powerful medications, my husband’s energy level has improved and the pain is well-maintained. So, on the anniversary of his 74th birthday, we made it to the 8:00am … Continue reading

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Homespun

Back in the olden days, I used to sew. This little pin cushion brought back those memories — we all had one of these! Very cool, eh? I made a lot of my daughters’ clothing. Now that I think of … Continue reading

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Same Rose, New Day

Nothing like a little rest and the prospects of a brand new day to lift the spirits! Reminds me of a story. My husband and I lived in Hong Kong for a short while. I was working there for a … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse, Richer or Poorer, in Sickness…

My great-grandfather built the house in 1872, in Stony Point, Michigan.  My grandfather was a farmer. He worked his father’s farm, along side his dad, and they grew vegetables together. He made a meager living by selling the vegetables from … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer, My Way!

My father had the most beautiful singing voice. He sang during World War II for the troops in a traveling USO musical called “Winged Victory”. I have a photo of him putting his stage makeup on with Mario Lanza and … Continue reading

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Do kids still play with matches?

The other day, my granddaughter asked her mom what an ashtray was. Isn’t that the coolest thing ever? Got me to thinking, wonder how many kids these days know what matches are. They’re seldom used around the house anymore. Of … Continue reading

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