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Happy Birthday Eve!

It’s the birthday of my hiking-kayaking-powwowing-scrabble playing friend Eve.  She’s not in town, so we can’t go to Passion Pie for lunch.  Can’t float on the Rio Grande on one of its last days before they shut off the water.  So … Continue reading

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Mom’s 80th Birthday Yard Sale

Wearing worn jeans and a faded sweatshirt, Larry from Montana stopped by in his old RV.  Carmen came from Tecate with her children all dressed up for a visit.  We had never met them before, but they all came to … Continue reading

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Jeanie’s Birthday

Today would have been my sister’s 73rd birthday. This is one of my favorite pictures of her – playing cards.  We played cards a lot – solitaire, go, hand & foot, spite & malice, and cribbage.  And we laughed a … Continue reading

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On Dad’s 97th Birthday

My Dad was a salesman, which is sort of an entertainer.  Always the nice guy, always “on”.  Maybe that’s why I like this photo of him, rather pensive, not concerned with what others thought at the moment.  Not selling anything. … Continue reading

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An Uncle George Story

This is a story that George told me when he was in his late 80s. He and a buddy would go to the fast food drive-up window and order the $0.99 children’s meals.  When they got to the window to … Continue reading

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Grandpa Duncan’s Birthday

Today is Grandpa Roy Duncan’s birthday.  Thomas Leroy Duncan was born 122 years ago in LaMoille, Illinois. Grandpa Duncan was the poster boy for Enthusiasm.  He was always up for whatever activity was suggested.  “I’m going to the store to … Continue reading

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