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Saturday, March 2, 2024

Sleepover Vs Readover

Teenagers seem to love sleepovers--at least teenage girls do. I don't remember my four sons ever asking for one. I can remember various sleepovers at friends houses that were so much fun and very little sleeping done. My great-granddaughter, Marianna, soon to be fourteen, is now and then a... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

What Do You Love Besides Ice Cream?

I love keeping up with people and ways to do it--in person, on the phone, computer equipment, over the fence, or whatever. Recently I have renewed several old acquaintances and I just love knowing them again. I can't imagine living back in covered wagon days and going so far away without taking a... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, February 25, 2024

Addendum To "The Foto"

I got to thinking about all of the family who knew and love my Dad Hursel (Hursey) that might like to read my Blogit posting here so I decided to put it on Facebook one post at a time. Even though it was late into the night when I posted the first part of "The Foto" it was only a matter of minutes... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 23, 2024

The Foto -- Part 10 -- The Ending -- Wrapping It Up...

..... Hursey (Hursel) was my Dad. He was like this fellow though I did not worry about sticking to details. The photo that got me going is a real photo that really made me miss him. He died at age 89 and if I am still alive I will be that in less than three years. The other named fellows are all... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Foto -- Part 9 -- And The Winner Is...

----The second set of contestants stepped up looking reticent but willing to give it a go. The drum roll announced it, the shuckers produced the fine looking oysters on their slimy beds and both contestants gave it a go. They lifted up the shell, swallowed the oyster down. Hursey silently counted to... Sign in to see full entry.

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