Category Archives: Memories

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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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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