Category Archives: Memories

A Mother’s Love is Never Forgotten

Today would have been my mother’s 92nd birthday. She died when she was 80 but it feels like yesterday. I miss her. I find myself wondering what she would look like at 92 and wonder how she would be getting … Continue reading

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Tardiness Lessons

This post is in response to the WordPress daily one-word prompt:¬† Tardy My husband attended a private Christian College where he was required to take Bible courses and attend chapel. I remember him telling me about one of his Bible … Continue reading

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Words I Never Wanted to Hear

I was ecstatic when I¬†discovered I was finally pregnant with what was to be our first child. It had taken 12 months of trying hard to conceive. Lord only knows how much money we spent on Ovulation detection kits. Month … Continue reading

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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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