Category Archives: Memories

Dancing with Daddy

I’ve never been much of a dancer. In all honestly, I don’t care much for it. My mother enrolled my two sisters and me in tap dancing and ballet classes in our younger days and we took for many years. … Continue reading

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Bath-time Talks

I still love watching old episodes of the 1980s sitcom show The Golden Girls. I have the entire collection and I think I’ve watched them all straight through about three times (and that’s not counting the times I’ve watched them … Continue reading

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Toothbrush Unpopularity

I played the trumpet in the band from fifth grade through 12th grade. School bands have to do a lot of fundraisers to raise money to go to festivals, marching competitions, pay for uniforms, music, etc. I sold a lot … Continue reading

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Vintage Dog Food and Nostalgia

I was watching an old Johnny Carson show from the 1970s the other night when Johnny mentioned Gaines Burgers. I looked at my husband and said, “Aww, Gaines burgers! I had forgotten all about those!” Hubby, who didn’t have dogs … Continue reading

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Favorite Perfumes

I’ve loved perfume for as long as I can remember.  As a child, I can still remember pulling up a chair to my mother’s dresser and climbing up to look at her perfume collection and sometimes dabbing a bit behind … Continue reading

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Scent

In response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt: Scent My husband always tells me I have a strong sense of smell.  I guess maybe I do.  Once many years ago, our family started hearing the pitter-patter of little squirrel feet … Continue reading

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Exquisite Niagara Falls

Daily WordPress prompt: Exquisite My husband and I had a two-part honeymoon.  We had a late wedding (8 pm) and so we spent our wedding night close to the church we married in— what used to be the Opryland Hotel … Continue reading

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