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Eat Your Veggies

My mother is a very good cook. Now. But when I was growing up, mealtime was a source of immense stress. Mom had to squeeze every penny out of an Army sergeant’s monthly pay to feed five hungry kids, and she accomplished … Continue reading

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WordPress Daily Prompt: Daring-Do

WordPress has issued this Daily Prompt: Tell us about the time you rescued someone else (person or animal) from a dangerous situation. What happened? How did you prevail? Just yesterday I was remembering this awful situation and now I read … Continue reading

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War Stories: Worthless

In response to The Daily Prompt: What’s the oldest thing you own? (Toys, clothing, twinkies, Grecian urns: anything’s fair game.) Recount its history — from the object’s point of view. Worthless. That’s what they called me when I first arrived to the house … Continue reading

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