Tag Archives: Family secrets

Oreos in the Closet

There was a beautiful cedar wardrobe in my mother’s bedroom, with a lock and key. It was her secret place. She used it for personal items, jewelry, mementos of earlier years, and old love letters, discovered after her passing. She … Continue reading

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A Question of Privacy

A blogger recently mentioned that his mother was one of his followers. I was both impressed and confused. It made me wonder. I have chosen to keep my blog very private. As far as I know, no one in my … Continue reading

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Recipe Memories

At first sight, the recipe file is a bit of a mess. When I go in looking, I allow myself time. It is not a collection of food, it is a walk through my past. Most are handwritten, on anything … Continue reading

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Hashbrown Confessionals

There is something about a diner that brings out the most personal of conversations. For me, this always happens at breakfast. The smells… bacon frying, hash brown potatoes, fresh coffee brewing, rye bread toasting; the sounds…patrons coming and going, the … Continue reading

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