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How We Met by
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Prompted By Genealogy

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My grandfather, mother and great grandmother Louise Stone Carswell holding me 1945.  I grew up hearing colorful family stories about our English, Irish and Scottish roots. My grandmother would skim down the list of names and dates in an old bible and tell me what she’d heard about our ancestors. My dad’s parents had similar…
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Beginnings and Endings by
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Prompted By Neighbors

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Neighbors from my early years to my later years...how they became a piece of my heart.
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Starting Again This Far Along by
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Prompted By New Beginnings

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I hope they realize how much I need them too, how they saved my soul and gave me the courage to begin again.
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Selling and Saying Goodbye by
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Prompted By Home

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The sign went up today....For Sale
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A Nudge and a Hug From Grandma by
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My life today is all about memories. I share them from the past and make them for the future. Growing up, my grandmother gave me the greatest gift of all…her undivided time and attention. She made it great fun to practice proper English, posture and penmanship. She treated me with respect and kindness and always…
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