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Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones, and Words You Can’t Take Back

The screaming matches between my sister and I were infamous with cousins that ever paid witness.  When she was old enough, she was in charge and babysat my brother and I often while our mother worked. She wasn’t my mother, … Continue reading

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G is for Grandmother (Maternal)

I never met my maternal grandmother.  In fact, even my mother barely met her before she died.  My grandfather (also never met) remarried and the grandmother I knew ended up with so many daughters its like naming the seven dwarves … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Cockleburr

Memory Monday! Today, I reach into a file of memories labeled, “Grandma Linderman’s.”  The movie theatre in my head has played them each day since my cousin, Nicki, called last week.  Most of my memories there involve her, you see. … Continue reading

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