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Rag Dolls and Purple Coaches: A Memoir part 6

This continues yesterday’s writings by my mother and her tales of growing up.  To see other parts of the series link to Rag Dolls and Purple Coaches: A Memoir part 4. My sister Kathryn got married and lived at Friend’s Lake. … Continue reading

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Rag Dolls and Purple Coaches: A Memoir part 4

“The next year the teacher put me in second grade with Dennis. The teacher’s name was Miss Annie Meade.  She was a very old lady who had come over from Ireland years ago.  I liked her very much . . … Continue reading

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Stuff in the Old Blue Trunk

As usual, I’m looking for something I can’t find.  And I thought– “maybe it’s in the old blue trunk!”  and so I took a look:  (you can, too)

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A January Day

Yes, another snow storm—this one light and fluffy and beautiful . . . and I’m spending the day the way I often do–sewing:

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Book Review: King George and Queen Elizabeth

I would like to show you some nice old photos of Queen Elizabeth when she was a young girl.  I found them in a copy of “King George and Queen Elizabeth”–a hardback with a red and blue cover–a nice deep … Continue reading

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Spring Hats

Well, we have another snowstorm.  How many posts can be written about new snow? The thrill is gone! So, I’ll write about spring hats.  I have some.  I’m the type who likes to collect things, old things, and I have … Continue reading

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