Tag Archives: childhood memories

I Was Once a Thief

I was once a thief, deliberate, conniving, and unrepentant. Sort of. I got twenty-five cents for a weekly allowance, and it was the good old days when that kind of coin really meant something. Well, . . . not really. … Continue reading

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Just in case you didn’t believe my chicken story . . .

Here is proof positive.  See the love. This is before they grow up to be idiots and before my vandalism escapade. Gotta love the wardrobe, right.  I was stylin’.  Cool chick.  Pun intended. 🙂

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I Only Went in for Dogfood

And I really did not buy these beauties, but I strongly considered it!  Aren’t they cute? They took me down memory lane. My mom used to get hundred’s of wee chicks like this at a time and raise then from … Continue reading

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Pre-mug Mystery

The mystery and the magic with teacups is that even when served with cookies or fine sandwiches with white bread or even cakes with piles of frosting, the repast is nourishing and calorie free. The mystery and the magic of … Continue reading

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Ghosts in the Laundry

A storm came in the night—bright jagged lightning, thunder rumbling and crashing in response.  I hugged the covers closer.  Moist air gusted through my open window. It appeared in a single electric moment—a headless apparition floating by my bedroom door.  … Continue reading

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Memoirs of the Dentally Ill

My husband knew what he was getting into.  We were sitting waiting for a worship band rehearsal to start.  I had had a tooth extracted and was sitting there bleeding with gauze in my mouth when he asked me if … Continue reading

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