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Button Holed by Kylie Logan

Both of my grandmothers saved buttons. One kept hers in an old tin can and the other had hers in a mason jar. I remember loving to play with those buttons. There were the usual clear, or white buttons found … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Insights

  Hurricane Irene Aftermath: Mom and I were at my sister’s house before the hurricane and stayed. It makes us all feel better if we are together for company . For us just limbs and leaves fell all over her … Continue reading

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I Feel the Earth Move Under my Feet and Social Media

A friend tweeted this today after the earthquake tremor hit Maryland. I remember this song as one of the greats on Carole King’s Tapestry album that I used to play over and over. Today though it had a different meaning … Continue reading

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Family Vacations

Vacations are fun and refreshing. I love spending time with my family, laughing, swimming, reading, and playing cards: 500 and Canasta. I love eating crabs, Thrasher fries and The Country Store’s horseradish cheddar cheese spread. Check out my sister’s blog … Continue reading

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Uninvited Early Morning Visitor

It was almost time to wake up and I heard something. There has been work out on our street this week, plus it was trash pick-up day so I figured it was that. Then I heard it again and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Blackberry Picking on the Farm and Roly Poly

This past week I picked some blackberries.  I used to pick wild blackberries when I was a kid. My Aunt Grace and Aunt Ad would get us dressed up in long-sleeved shirts, put hats on us and we would go … Continue reading

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It is Cancer

The words no one wants to hear. I had heard them before. My dad died at 47 from brain cancer when I was only 16. My grandmother lived with us when she had stomach cancer and my uncle would come … Continue reading

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Storytelling and Remembering

Front Porch Republic had a short article this week about Community, Storytelling and Remembering by Doug Sangster. It made me remember the stories I was told as a child. The funny ones like the time my mother’s father, who was … Continue reading

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Welcome

I have toyed with the idea of starting a blog for years.  I had things to say. Ask my family, friends and students and they would probably agree. When I taught elementary school, I was just too busy teaching, leading … Continue reading

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