Monthly Archives: May 2012

Air Conditioner Stories

It’s above 90 degrees here today and humid in proportion.  That must be what made me remember what it was like when I was small, when we had only one window unit air conditioner to cool as much of the … Continue reading

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Visiting Aunt Lou and Uncle Floyd

What follows is an exercise I wrote for a class several years ago.  We were to remember a time and place that was lost to us, and write all we could remember.  So I did: We drive up the blacktop … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Shadow

Several years ago my niece Judy found an old camera with film in it at my sister Glenda’s house in Ohio.   My brother-in-law John bought it in Japan while he was in the Navy during the Korean War.  It took color … Continue reading

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Recipe: Juanita’s “Rocks” Cookies

This recipe actually comes from my sister Juanita’s neighbor, whose mother made them in rural Pennsylvania.  Juanita sent me some at Christmas last year, and I liked them because they have that Christmas smell (see last week’s post).  Also they … Continue reading

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