Category Archives: friends

I am so Very Grateful

The last few days were very busy.  I haven’t had time to finish writing about all B and I did and didn’t even have time to do.  I’m tuckered out and trying to just rest.  I’m writing blog posts and … Continue reading

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Help Me Understand

I have a dear friend who is fighting cancer.  I have spoken of her here before.  She is one of the lucky ones.  Her breast cancer was found very early and even though it was an aggressive form, it was … Continue reading

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So Sorry Catherine

I bought this tin before Christmas last year, filled with horrible peppermints.  I had hoped they would be good peppermints (like Brach’s or even Bob’s), but instead they were the nasty tasting ones like they give away at Sonic.  Sorry … Continue reading

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A Sad Anniversary

My sister died two years ago today.  For some reason, the anniversary is bothering much more this year than it did last year.  Maybe because I expected to be really torn up last year, so I faced it head on and this … Continue reading

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At my Local Post Office Today

Our Postmaster is on vacation, so I got to see Debbie today!  Debbie is semi-retired now.  She used to be our regular counter person — back when Frieda was the postmaster of our little post office.  I never really kept up … Continue reading

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A Little More Mail Headed Out

I did get a little mail too.  I recently joined the Letter Writers Alliance.  I got the welcome packet in the mail this week!  I love how they packaged it all up.  Canceled postage stamps and rubber stamped all over, … Continue reading

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A Visit to Fairlie, Texas

My mother and I recently drove to points north to visit a former neighbor.  This lovely lady — Mrs. B — lived across the street from us for more than 15 years, maybe 20 years.  She once watched over my sister and I while … Continue reading

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A Letter in my Mailbox

I told you in an earlier post that I am a horrible typist, despite my beautiful cursive typewriter.  Well, I did suck up my courage and I did indeed mail that messy typed letter to my pen pal friend several … Continue reading

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Standing UP to Bullies!!!

When I was young, it was just kid stuff — to be bullied in school or maybe in the neighborhood.  Nowadays, with all of the electronic media available to our children, being bullied can be constant, unrelenting torment that destroys our young … Continue reading

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Coming and Going — In the Mail

This day is just flying by!  If I don’t hustle, I won’t get this posted and then I don’t know when it will happen. The weekend was wonderful, relaxing and fun.  On Saturday, I wrote a couple of letters and … Continue reading

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