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My Grandparents Were Cooler Than I Am

Lately, I’ve been thinking about my mom’s parents. Her mother, Sylvia, was a farmer’s daughter in a tiny Missouri town. Instead of merely cooking and helping her mother keep house, she went to work in one of the two local … Continue reading

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Bunnies and Birthdays

Brent and I have been in the Olympia, Washington area celebrating our granddaughter’s second birthday. We especially enjoyed this visit because our daughter-in-law’s parents were able to be there, too. Mommy Heather had some super cute ideas for the birthday … Continue reading

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Family History, Part 1

With the previous generations of my family just about gone, I now seem to have custody of all their artifacts. You know, quilts and crocheted afghans, antique photos, some art deco costume jewelry, and enough dishes to serve an Academy … Continue reading

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