Monthly Archives: May 2011

Graduation Day

The RemembeRED prompt this week asked us to recall a graduation.   “Pomp and Circumstance” sends a shudder down my spine as I realize this is real.  We walk into the gym and the crowd of relieved parents and other … Continue reading

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I began going gray at a very early age. By the time I had my first child at age 28 I had been dyeing my hair for several years.  My kids have seen my hair several shades of brown but … Continue reading

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Math Nerd Table

When my kids were small their elementary school held a garage sale fund raiser.  I bought a coffee table for $5 because I loved its shape.  It was nothing special in terms of its wood or era, but the kids … Continue reading

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The Majestic

  My friend Chris who used to roam the countryside with me scouting abandoned farmhouses and finding antiques has scored again.  She is currently cleaning up an old Majestic stove.  Most recently it has served as a rat condo, but … Continue reading

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Battling Tops

This week’s RemembeRED prompt asked us to write about games we played as kids. As the turbulent 1960s gave way to the 1970s tensions were running high in America. Long accepted social mores were being replaced by more relaxed standards. … Continue reading

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