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Sunday afternoon

I’ve mentioned that my father’s parents, whom we called Poppa Ernie and Nanna, were from Sweden.  I remember them well.  My mother’s family was originally from Germany.  82 more words

Art

The Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis

Recently, I finished reading The Heaven Shop by Deborah Ellis. This book is incredible. It has a very powerful message about AIDS and shows a real life situation of a little girl, Binti, in Malawi whose father dies of AIDS. 206 more words

Grandmothers

Aprons...

     Aprons are making a comeback, at least I think they are. I see them in gift stores, home stores, clothing stores, everywhere…

My grandmother, better known as Nanny, always had an apron on – but she always had a dress on too. 328 more words

0046.MDG: INTERLUDE 28 – TAILS WITH MY TESTICLES - 1

INTERLUDE 28 – TAILS WITH MY TESTICLES – 1

“I’m going to Korea with my friends,” she bawled as if in passing, “we’re……………….”

“Yippee, when,” I shouted? 940 more words

Life

1984

Instead of falling face-first
into the dirty river,
I grew dehydrated.
She fell because she wanted
to French kiss her own face—
though I never bought that… 74 more words

0044.MDG: INTERLUDE 26 – 'ter's ADVICE SPOT FOR MEN

INTERLUDE 26 – ‘ter’s ADVICE SPOT FOR MEN

Does your wife constantly go on at you about your attitude towards her friends?

Is she giving you repetitive ear ache about how you always pull faces when she informs you that her girlfriends are coming round? 219 more words

Life

0043.MDG: INTERLUDE 25 – MODERN DAY SHOPPING

INTERLUDE 25 – MODERN DAY SHOPPING

The spotty gormless teenage assistant trainee shop counter boy leaned, in natural ungainly fashion; something he hadn’t so much practised as been, “to the shop counter born;” behind and against the counter playing shoot ‘em up on his little gadget. 674 more words

Life