Monthly Archives: January 2013

Ground Hog’s Day

Groundhog’s Day So what’s the big deal about Ground Hog’s day? Well, for one thing, February 2nd is the midpoint between winter and summer, so that’s good news.  After Saturday, Groundhog Day, we will be one day closer to spring … Continue reading

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Skate Key

Skate Key The latest memory jogger posted on Facebook was a skate key. (Thanks, Liz.) Back in the day, we would strap heavy, clunky skates on our shoes and tighten the skates with the key. We then wore the key … Continue reading

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Hazel-isms

Hazel-isms A very important person was born on this day, January 17th.  I know; you think I’m referring to Benjamin Franklin.  Au contraire.  I mean my mother, Hazel Saunders Corson, born on this date in 1890. Today I want to … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Do you ever stop to think what might have happened in the United States in the 60’s and beyond  had it not been for Martin Luther King, Jr. and his leadership and commitment to nonviolence?  I … Continue reading

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5 and 10

5 and 10 The same day someone posted the “Remember This?” picture of book covers on Facebook, someone else posted a picture of F.W. Woolworth’s  5  and 10, so I was deep into memories. We always called it just the … Continue reading

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Covering Books

Covering Books On Face Book, people post pictures of items, activities, and places from the past and say, “If you remember this, click.”  Some pictures demand that I write about them, and one such  recently was “covering books.” They showed … Continue reading

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Sounds of Words

Sounds of Words With some words, I just love their sound. It has nothing to do with their meaning. I just love the way they sound. Here’s a list of favorites: Rummage Dilly dally Scalawag Stoopnagle Whippersnapper Flibbertigibbet Skeezix Blithering … Continue reading

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