Tag Archives: Children

Kids Say the Darndest Things

Some things never change. Decades ago Art Linkletter penned the book, Kids Say the Darndest Things, using quips from the children on his show, Art Linkletter’s House Party. And kids today still say the darndest things, as several tykes recently … Continue reading

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The In-law Cometh

She only came to help, to watch the grandkids for a few days while Son and Daughter-in-law (henceforth referred to as THEY or THEM) enjoyed a time away. She didn’t mean to mess up things, it just happened. It began … Continue reading

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A Lost Friend, Found

The question came during a writers’ conference workshop. “What was your favorite book when a child?” Warm thoughts from long ago rushed into my mind. I answered, “Tommy Little.” A puzzled look crossed the instructor’s face. She had never heard … Continue reading

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My Stone Soup

As a kid did you read the story of Stone Soup? It’s a folk tale about a town refusing to share its food with a hungry traveler. The traveler, being a quick-witted guy, unpacked his cooking pot and filled it … Continue reading

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The Little Tin Cup and My Iceman

The beginning of March brought yet another round of icy cold weather. Quite the dreary thought, until an icy memory of a different sort came to mind. A pleasant one that took place almost six decades ago. I was three … Continue reading

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Some Things Change While Others…

Last Thursday we attended Grandparents Day at Grandson’s elementary school. The entire “day” for us grandparents lasted only one hour, the sixty minutes before dismissal. Decades ago, when Hubby and I attended elementary school, anyone could walk into our building … Continue reading

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