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Joey’s button by
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I knew Grandma Geitel as a seamstress, a maker of chicken soup with knaidelach, someone who drank hot tea in a glass with sugar cubes, and someone who liked to gossip about her eight sisters and their lives and times.
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An Unforgettable Ride by
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Is it really the ride boards that I miss most from the era that preceded our high-tech world? Is it the different channels that existed for making human connections?  Is it the seemingly greater opportunities for adventure, even for risk-taking?
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The Phone Call by
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Prompted By Final Farewell

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The names that populated his stories brought his remembered world to life.Hugh E. Morgan walking along Broad Street in the 1920s...John Roth, forever known to his peers as “Skunky Roth,”... Jim Parva, an umpire...who alternated between a falsetto and bass voice in calling balls and strikes...
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A Walk on the Beach by
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Prompted By Rites of Passage

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I don’t know whether any grains of sand got into my toes, but a new idea entered my head. It was time to leave the marriage behind.
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Reciting by heart–and from the heart by
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Prompted By Brain Games

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As most language was eluding her, it was wonderful that she was able to profit from the memorization exercises of her childhood.
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Roselle’s Cactus by
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Prompted By The Garden

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I watered it as faithfully as I heated up boiling water for tea—in fact, I would fetch water for my teapot and fill the watering can for the cactus in a single trip
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