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Grandmother’s Rocker

grandmother’s rocker soothing memories touch hearts creaks back and forth … ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Special Quilt

My maternal grandmother was a excellent seamstress.  She created patterns, sewed and beaded evening gowns for proms, balls and weddings.  Born in 1900, she survived the Great Depression.  While raising two daughters as a single parent, my grandmother ran a … Continue reading

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Canasta

Card game between friends Four decks, paired partners, high scores Canasta prompts glee Grandmothers taught each Hours of love shared, special times Rekindled flashbacks ______________________________________________ The card game of Canasta (Spanish for “basket”) was devised by Segundo Santos and Alberto … Continue reading

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