Traditions

I became a teenager in 1966, when fellow teens and twenty-somethings were telling the “establishment” (that was anyone over thirty who did things the way things had been done before) that their old ways didn’t work. Actually most teenagers of the…

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Water Pours

Taking a bath in the claw-footed tub in the old house where I grew up and going swimming in Marrowbone Creek are two of my earliest water memories. Water is amazing and so versatile. It nourishes our bodies and cleans…

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From My Mother’s Womb

Hi! This is Charlene’s husband, Ray. With the help of our son, John, I have sneaked into Charlene’s blog unknown to her. In the past I have had birthday greetings posted on a store marquee and given her surprise parties,…

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Always Mama

It’s fun to watch my children be parents and to see them do the same things I did when they were small. Sometimes when I’m with my daughter Mary Evelyn and her daughter Clara, I see Mev wiping a bit…

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Holiday Prep

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day. Are you stressed yet? We like to host relatives, and often friends, too, on the Sunday before Thanksgiving Day. We did that again this year, so my stressful days were this past Saturday and Sunday. Not…

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Thankfulness and Pinched Noses

Isn’t it wonderful that we as a nation continue to set aside a day to be thankful? God has given us abundant reasons to have grateful hearts. Blessings abound every day of our lives. Therefore, our grateful hearts overflow with…

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