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Christmas Long Ago

This year for Christmas, I’ve been fascinated with decorations.  I want to look at them, photograph them, and just enjoy them.  I was browsing the Williams-Sonoma catalog and found a lovely set of Christmas plates and started drooling.  I wanted those plates!  It didn’t make sense.  We don’t have parties or entertain.  We go to…

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Trading Places Was Not For Me

My sister and I have enjoyed a close relationship for our entire life.  As we started our families, I was a working mother, she was a stay-at-home mother.  I didn’t particularly want to work, but I had significantly higher earnings than my favorite boy toy.  She loved staying at home with her children, something she wanted…

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Witch For Halloween

My sister and I did not go trick & treating very often.  We lived in a fairly rural area with no close neighbors and my mother wasn’t very keen on us eating a bunch of candy, let alone from a stranger.  There were just enough occurrences of poisoning and tampering every year to make her…

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Help Find The Best Fun

I’d mentioned in an earlier post that I had an uncle who was 8 years older than I was.  He was so much fun!  Because he was a late-in-life baby for my grandparents, they had the time and money to indulge him.  Surprisingly he wasn’t spoiled and he loved to play with us at the family…

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