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A WISE CAT’S #1 RULE:  Find A Warm Place Years ago I used to bake my own bread, four loaves at a time.  I’d mix my dough in this large stainless steel bowl and set it to rise in a … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces of Childhood

DIM FIRST MEMORIES My first memories stem when I was about three. I vaguely remember a tiny trailer or building on the farm yard where Allen and Louise lived with Jim; likely Donna was a baby at that time, too. … Continue reading

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Yes, Children, Math Does Matter

Our Grandma, Emily Turner, was a school teacher before she married Grandpa Allen Vance. She was a strict disciplinarian, too, from the memories my Mom F related to me. Mom talked of getting her ears ‘boxed’ by Grandma – using … Continue reading

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