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Pick Yourself Up

It’s a brand new year…a new beginning… Pick yourself up, dust yourself off, start all over again… Advertisements

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Geranium Years

  How many years has it been since we trekked downtown on Mothers Day, with a few dollars in our hands, to buy the red geraniums? How much did we pay? Were they a dollar for each? Fifty cents? How … Continue reading

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A New Year and A Blue Moon

    Sarah Doudney (1841-1926)   Good-bye, kind year, we walkno more together,But here in quiet happinesswe part.     Tonight, New Year’s Eve, there will be a full moon –  the second full moon for this December, 2009. Called a "Blue … Continue reading

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Candy or Fudge?

  From the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary:    CANDY, a confection made with sugar and often flavoring and filling FUDGE, a soft creamy candy made typically of sugar, milk, butter, and flavoring   Well, in my family, we didn’t call it fudge. … Continue reading

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High Kicking on the Kanawha

  When was I first aware of them? I don’t remember. Many, many years back. How did I become aware of them? I don’t know. It had to have come from television. Maybe The Ed Sullivan Show. Ummm… From whatever time and … Continue reading

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Driving Home For Christmas

  I remember, so many years ago, being far away from family and driving home for Christmas . I remember, too, when I was still a young girl, how wonderful it was when one or more of my brothers were able  to bring … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas To You All

Up the valley, at the home place, there is no computer, no TV, the radio only works if it’s pointed in the right direction, and cell phones don’t work at all. Spending a few days up there leaves you out … Continue reading

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What the Hay?

WARNING! NOT FOR VEGETARIANS TURDUCKEN A TURDUCKEN is three birds nested together. The  tur is (turkey). The duck is (duck). The en is (chicken). From YUMSUGAR TurduckenA deboned turkey that’s stuffed with a deboned duck that’s stuffed with a deboned … Continue reading

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Not a Typical Holiday

  Growing up, it wouldn’t have been Sunday without the funny papers and L’il Abner. November 15, 1937  Debut of Sadie Hawkins Day in Al Capp’s “L’il Abner” comic strip. Lil-Abner Sadie Hawkins Day     November 15, 2008 Sadie … Continue reading

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Mothman History at Point Pleasant

BOO! A TRUE STORY  OF THE MOTHMAN   FROM: MOTHMAN MUSEUM – MOTHMAN HISTORY – PAGE 1 The History of the Mothman A classic true story of modern horror — The following two paragraphs are taken directly from the back … Continue reading

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