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How far from our nest have we flown?

  Deserted bird’s nest Yes, I’m in a sentimental mood today.  I’m thinking about all the friends or acquaintances from my hometown of Pasadena. Where have they all gone? How far from our hometown have we flown? I got on … Continue reading

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I Miss My Childhood Home At Christmas

Betty, Pauline, Rose in back row(l-r), Albert, Helen, Theresa in middle row(l-r), Tom, Carolann, Andy in front row(l-r) [Photo taken by Joan Marie Finlay]

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Sunday Routines When I Was A child

Sundays were special days way back then, over fifty years ago. Dad didn’t work and Mom was happy to have him at home. So meals were special and activities were extra special. I don’t remember mass on Saturdays back then.  … Continue reading

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Nan Whiffin

I called her nan for many years without knowing her name was Elizabeth and admired her hair in rollers and a hair net She looked like a nun to me in her gimps with white blouses  ironed just so  but … Continue reading

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